Somalia: 'Ma'awisley' militias mobilizing against al-Shabaab as terror group co-founder killed in US attack
For years, Somali clans and villages have tried to resist demands from the Islamist group al-Shabab, which can include taxes called "zakat," plus livestock, weapons and boys they can turn into fighters.
And for years, al-Shabab has effectively crushed the local rebellions, usually with ruthless efficiency.
In early 2018, al-Shabab militants took over the …
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