Democrat Ilhan Omar is demanding that a telecommunications company founded and operated by a renowned terrorist financier, receive protection from that country’s government and UN peacekeeping forces.
– In her social media account, Ilhan Omar writes that Somalia’s government and UN peacekeeping forces need to protect Hormuud Telecommunications and the Somali telecom industry as they make enormous contributions to the economy and provide vital services. Hormuud Telecommunications, was created and is operated by Ahmed Nur Ali Jim’ale, a chief financier of al–Shabaab, an east African-based jihadist group that serves as Al Qaeda’s affiliate in Somalia. Sept.14.
On the 26th of August, Rep. Ilhan Omar made the following tweet:
Ilhan Omar ✔
Somali government and peacekeeping forces, need to protect @Hormuud and the Somali telecom industry as they make enormous contribution to the economy and provide vital services.
During my visit to Somalia in 2011, I was surprised by the quick evolution of their technology in Somalia. https://twitter.com/HarunMaruf/status/1165563011513368577 …