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$21M awarded in torture suit against ex-Somali PM (access required)

McLEAN—A U.S. judge on Tuesday awarded $21 million to seven people who sued a former prime minister of Somalia now living in Virginia, claiming he tortured and killed his own people more than two decades ago. The judgment against Mohamed Ali Samantar, 76, of Fairfax comes at the end of an eight-year legal battle that went ...

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