Gurgurte Militia (Somalia)

Country: Somalia
Details of Formation: The data coded is the date the PGM is first mentioned.
Details of Termination: --
Purpose: The government used the militia to fight Islamist insurgents such as Al-Shabab.
Organisation: The militia is named Gurgurte which refers to the Somali president Hasan Sheikh Mohamud. The PGM was his personal militia.
Weapons and Training: No information.
Size: No information.
Reason for Membership: No information.
Treatment of Civilians: No information.
Other Information: The name "Gurgurte" is a reference to the Somali president. Also often referred to as "apostate militia".
References: Check PGMD for evidence.