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Somali Rebels Ban Ringtones, Like Captain Pugwash

by | 7th, November 2009

captain-pugwash1MORE from those Somali gameshow fantatics and breast enthusiasts of al Shabaab – not Muslim:

Sacdiyo Sheeq used to love listening to Bollywood movie songs on her mobile telephone.

But since hardline al Shabaab insurgents seized the southern Somali port of Kismayu, the 25-year-old’s life has changed.

“Al Shabaab wants our ringtones to be only a Muslim cleric reading the Hadith or Koranic verse,” she told Reuters.

“I used to listen to my favorite Indian songs on my cell phone, but now I have just thrown that memory away.”

Can they read it in the style of Kenneth Williams reading the Shipping Forecast? Or this one, for all the pirates out there:

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