MOGADISHU, SOMALIA—A man who has been called everything from a terrorist, a visionary, a clan elder, a religious scholar, a killer and a statesmen greets me on his driveway with a wave and a grin.
People who have been calling for greater transparency from Ottawa Police in the wake of the death of a Somali-Canadian man last July say they welcome the news that an officer involved in his arrest has been charged with manslaughter.
Mogadishu (HOL) - More than 300 people have died due to cholera in the last 3 days in eastern Ethiopia, according to a press release issued by the Ogaden National Liberation Front.
The investigation into the death of Abdirahman Abdi during a violent confrontation with Ottawa police has strained local relations with law enforcement — and even though charges have now been laid, many in the city are still searching for answers.
One of the two officers captured on video following the violent arrest of a Somali-Canadian man last summer was charged on Monday with manslaughter, aggravated assault and assault with a weapon.