US: Former Somali military commander guilty of torture

  A civil court jury in Virginia, the United States on Tuesday found Col. Yusuf Abdi Ali, aka Tukeh, responsible for the torture of semi-nomadic Somali herder Farhan Warfaa.   Col. Tukeh was a high-ranking military commander in Mohammed Siad Barreā€™s decades-long military dictatorship in Somalia.   The jury awarded Mr. Warfaa $500,000 in damages, […]