The young Somalis returning home to escape knife crime


19 May 2019

Jamal Osman Reporter

Somalia used to be a byword for war and hardship, and thousands of Somalis escaped to this country to seek safe refuge. Now some families  here are taking the radical decision to send their sons back to Somalia to get away from the dramatic rise in knife crime and gang culture here on the streets of England and Wales.

Our Africa correspondent Jamal Osman, travelled to Kismayu in southern Somalia to meet a growing number of British Somalis trying to make a fresh start.

Click link below to watch this report.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here