Mogadishu: Images from the Past

Ubadkii Maanta, Ubaxii Berito

Posted in 1969-1991 Barre period by rickjdavies on 20 July, 2008

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  1. rickjdavies said, on 14 November, 2008 at 5:18 pm

    Does anyone know what organisations are represented by the different uniforms in the photo above?

    The first on the left may be the Guulwadayaal, described in Wikipedia as “The Victory Pioneers (Somali: Guulwadayaal) were a neighborhood-level internal security unit active in the closing years of the Siad BarrĂ© regime in Somalia, until its ousting in 1991. Numbering approximately 10,000, they were also known as the “People’s Militia””


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