The Somali artist promoting peace in Mogadishu

Somali artist Abdullah Abdirahman Abdullah has spent the last few years fearing for his life. After the Islamist insurgent group al-Shabab took over parts of Somalia, his drawings were deemed un-Islamic. To escape from the group Abdullah and his family went into hiding in 2007. But, earlier this year, he emerged from the shadows and joined a group of artists who are promoting peace through giant paintings spread across Mogadishu.

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Picture: Outlook presenter, Matthew Bannister

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Mon 3 Dec 2012 12:05 GMT

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