Muslims 'Furious' After Aldi Apology for Putting Pork in Halal-Branded Indian Snacks
German supermarket chain Aldi is offering refunds to Muslims who accidentally bought pork-based snacks, released as part of a ‘Best of Scotland’ promotion, which combined traditional Punjabi and Scottish foods.
They escaped snipers, aerial bombardment and shelling back home in Yemen, only to end up facing a new and bewildering struggle: surviving as refugees on a remote coastal stretch of Djibouti, where shelter from a punishing sun is scarce and the shrieks of hyenas and jackals echo in the evenings.
Somalia: Meeting maternal and child health needs in a complex operating environment
About two months ago a teenage girl committed suicide. She was pregnant. Pregnancy before marriage is not acceptable in this society. Even if the girl was to go to a clinic, she would have been turned away. She simply would not have been able to access the required care. Talking about sexual and reproductive health is still regarded as a taboo in my society, young people need increased access to education in reproductive health", says Mahmuud Suleiman Mohamed, a volunteer with the Somali Red Crescent Society.