Believe me, if they had their chance Somali Islamists would be telling you that you could be flogged or killed for watching soccer. Hat tip: Susan
From the BBC:
Somali militants have threatened football fans they will be publicly flogged – or worse – if they are caught watching the World Cup on TV.
Gangs of Islamists are reported to be patrolling the areas they control looking for people watching games.
Dedicated fans are watching matches in secret, or in the few areas controlled by government forces.
On Saturday militants killed two people as they attacked a house where people were watching a game.
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