Somalia goes after squatters

Hundreds left homeless, with little chance of being compensated, as government looks to reclaim public buildings.

    After 20 years of violence, the government of Somalia is looking to rebuild the capital, Mogadishu, but to do that, they have evicted hundreds of squatters who say they have nowhere to go.

    Since the civil war began in 1991, nearly 50,000 Somalis have found shelter in public buildings across Mogadishu.

    Now, with increased security, the  government is looking to reclaim and rebuild those lands, leaving hundreds homeless and with few prospects as the government does not provide them with compensation.

    Al Jazeera's Nazanine Moshiri reports from Mogadishu.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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