Thursday, June 26, 2008

Clay Aiken Appeals to the World to Not Forget Somalia

Clay Aiken recently took a trip to Somaliland as a Goodwill Ambassador for Unicef to bring attention to the ongoing humanitarian crises facing Somalia.

""There hasn't been much discussion of Somalia since the early 1990s in the U.S.," said Aiken, a U.N. goodwill ambassador, on a visit to Somalia. "The American population kind of got a bad taste of Somalia in the early 90's and hasn't really had much interest in the country since." "It's the most dangerous place for a child to be," Aiken said. "In the lower part of the country, southern part, I feel it's a more desperate situation than any place we've ever been.""

Read the whole article http://beta.ph.news.yahoo.com/rtrs/20080626/ten-entertainment-somalia-un-dc-db3f2d5.html