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February 5, 2013 6:13 PM

Somali government assailed after woman who accused security forces of rape is sentenced to prison

Only weeks after a triumphant presidential visit to Washington, the first U.S.-recognized Somali government since 1991 became the target of international criticism Tuesday after the conviction of an alleged rape victim and a journalist who interviewed her in a case human rights groups are calling a miscarriage of justice.

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