In a July 25 article, the Faribault Daily News reports that a complaint filed in Rice County Court alleges that Somalia native Abdinzak Ahmed Farah, 29, was in the Third Street NW area in downtown Faribault on July 12, pointing a knife and threatening to kill anyone who called police.
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A Somali refugee who raped and robbed two women at knifepoint when he was just 14 has been released on probation and won't face time in prison, officials said Monday.
"I would trust him with my life," said Robert Crawford, the branch president of a church that offers services at the detention center.
He has been a reporter and editor at several suburban newspapers in the Atlanta and Charlotte, North Carolina, areas and also served as managing editor of Triangle Business Journal in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Almost all refugees to the United States are hand-selected by the United Nations, which has been picking U. This isn’t the first time residents of Faribault have been terrorized by Somali refugees brandishing knives. since the 1980s, and most of them have arrived since 1991.
In June 2014, four Somali men threatened to rob a 15-year-old at knife point if he didn’t “lead me to the money” after conniving their way inside the boy’s house by offering to give him a ride home. Their supporters continue to say Somalis are an asset to the communities in which they live, and supporters of refugees in general say they are less violent than the average American.
Samaale, the oldest common ancestor of several Somali clans, is generally regarded as the source of the ethnonym Somali.
The name "Somali" is, in turn, held to be derived from the words soo and maal, which together mean "go and milk" — a reference to the ubiquitous pastoralism of the Somali people.
During a court hearing Monday, Mohammed expressed regret and called himself a "monster." "There is nothing that I could say or do that could restore what I did to them," Mohammed told Judge Vernice Trease of Utah's 3rd District Court, according to local reports.