Somali Justice Advocacy Center Expresses Deep Concern Over Al Qaeda Involvement in Piracy in Somalia and Cautions U.S. to Not Exercise Military Force
The Center further expresses a concern over huge amounts of ransom cash (in U.S. dollars) changing hands without any proper institutional supervision and is afraid it might end up in the hands of extremists.
The Center is deeply troubled by the lack of proper action from the international community against the piracy issue and the increasing influence of extremists in the region.
“This is not about piracy, but rather the absence of an effective governance in
“We caution the U.S. not to exercise the military option against piracy, which would further complicate the issue,” Jamal continued.
SOURCE Somali Justice Advocacy Center