Ex-Somali PM to be deposed in war crimes suit

ALEXANDRIA, Va. –  Aziz Deria has waited seven years to confront the former Somali leader he blames for the deaths of his father, brother and thousands of his countrymen. He could have his chance this week.

Somalia’s former prime minister Mohamed Ali Samantar is scheduled to begin a deposition Thursday in a federal lawsuit accusing him of war crimes. The northern Virginia resident pulled out of previously planned questioning by citing ill health, but a judge has ordered him to cooperate this time unless extraordinary circumstances arise.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/us/2011/07/20/ex-somali-pm-to-be-deposed-in-war-crimes-suit/#ixzz1SkEzNtXU

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