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'Fishing Without Nets,' Film About Somali Pirates Told from Pirates Perspective Wins Sundance Jury Award [Video]

‘Fishing Without Nets,’ Film About Somali Pirates Told from Pirates Perspective Wins Sundance Jury Award [Video]

by Jorge Rivas on January 25 2012, 2:15PM

The Sundance Institute’s Jury Prize in Short Filmmaking was awarded to “Fishing Without Nets” — a story of pirates in Somalia, told from the perspective of the pirates themselves.

Topics: /NOW, Sundance

U.S. Somalis Can't Support Families During Famine, Thanks To Anti-Terror Laws

U.S. Somalis Can’t Support Families During Famine, Thanks To Anti-Terror Laws

by Channing Kennedy on December 16 2011, 9:42AM

A single small bank in Minneapolis has been the only way for many U.S. Somali immigrants to send money home. Now, community organizers like Hassan Warsame are fighting to keep its program running.

Topics: Global Affairs, National Security

K'Naan Returns to Somalia After Two Decades

K’Naan Returns to Somalia After Two Decades

by Jorge Rivas on August 23 2011, 1:19PM

The Somali-Canadian rapper was greeted enthusiastically by people in his struggling homeland..

Topics: Arts & Culture

Famine Devastates Somalia in the Shadow of U.S. Domination

Famine Devastates Somalia in the Shadow of U.S. Domination

by Michelle Chen on August 10 2011, 9:45AM

The now-famished nation has long lived with well-fed wars and an overbearing U.S. presence that has eroded the institutional foundations it purports to rescue.

Topics: Global Affairs, Global Justice

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