US and UN Concerned Over Somalia Rape Case

The United States and the United Nations are expressing concern about charges filed in Somalia against a woman who has alleged that she was raped by government forces.

Somalia’s government accuses the woman of falsely reporting the rape and insulting the country’s honor in an attempt to make money. It has also accused a journalist of publishing false reports on the rape as well as the victims’s husband, who is accused of encouraging his wife to make up the story.

The 27-year-old …