Clinical Students to Monitor the Warfaa v. Ali Case

On May 13, 2019, the case of Farhan Mohamoud Tani Warfaa v. Yusuf Abdi Ali (a.k.a.“Tukeh”) will go to trial in the Eastern District of Virginia. The trial, which will adjudicate Mr. Warfaa’s claims under the Torture Victims Protection Act (TVPA),1 is the third of such cases brought in the United States against figures from the regime of former Somali dictator Siad Barre. The Stanford International Human Rights and Conflict Resolution Clinic will conduct legal monitoring of the trial to inform Americans and Somalis of the proceedings as they unfold.

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