Al-Shabaab Bans Plastic Bags To Protect 'Humans And Animals'

As featured in The Huffington Post

Al Shabaab


Raffaello Pantucci, counter-terror expert at the Royal United Services Institute (Rusi), said the move was designed to show the world that the group could govern. ‘Other East African governments have banned plastic bags and this ban is al-Shabaab’s attempt to show their people that they too can implement laws and govern like any legitimate ruler.