Past eventResearch Event

Somalia: 'The Forgotten People' - Film and Discussion

13 October 2008 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Chatham House, London


Abdisalam Guled, journalist
Chair: David Blair, The Daily Telegraph



A freelance journalist who has recently returned from several weeks in Mogadishu and southern Somalia, Abdisalam Guled, will present some of his documentary, 'The Forgotten People', filmed during his trip. The film shows the dire security situation and humanitarian suffering of the Somali people. Guled stayed in the infamous Bakaara market during his time in Mogadishu and witnessed life in the city first hand. After the film he will discuss his findings during his time in Somalia.