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    Somalia : A man accused of human rights abuses is appointed Somali Police Force Commissioner

    Waagacusub.net - A man who was accused of behind killings, torture,rob and rape in Somaliland in 1988, during a government suppression campaign against Isaaq dissidents now serving as Somalia's Police Force Commissioner.

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Waagacusub.net - A man who was accused of behind killings, torture,rob and rape in Somaliland in 1988, during a government suppression campaign against Isaaq dissidents now serving as Somalia's Police Force Commissioner.

General Mohamed Hassan Ismail Farah is wanted by Canada on charges of allegedly having committed war crimes and crimes against humanity against students and  civilians from self-declared Somaliland state that is internationally recognized as an autonomous region of Somalia ( then called  North of Somalia).

Gen. Farah ,who is former Director of the National Security Agency of Siad Barre's regime brutally targeted residents from Gabiley, about 54 kilometers west of Hargeisa, in pretext of fighting against government ban  narcotic drug of "Khat" black-marketers.  

 The General that had lived in Canada as a legitimate refugee after the fall of the authoritarian regime of Siad Barre ,escaped from Canada after CBC news had aired his background, witnesses ,and victims complaining about what he had done to them and their fellow Somalilanders,of course brutally interrogating them. In a video-youtube dated Oct 7, 1992, Farah denied any wrong doing to any Somali person during his Somali national service.  

Somalia's Prime Minister Abdiweli Mohammed Ali recently appointed Gen. Farah as a new Somali Police Force Commissioner which rise on speculation of the return of the bad days of Siad Barre era. 

Reporting By Dahir Alasow From Netherlands- Editing By Ahmed Abdi From Yemen

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