Victory Pioneers

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The Victory Pioneers (Guulwadayaal) were a neighborhood-level secret police unit active in the closing years of the Siad Barré regime in Communist Somalia, until its overthrow in 1991.wikipedia
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The Victory Pioneers (Guulwadayaal) were a neighborhood-level secret police unit active in the closing years of the Siad Barré regime in Communist Somalia, until its overthrow in 1991.
In response, Barre's elite unit, the Red Berets (Duub Cas), and the paramilitary unit called the Victory Pioneers carried out systematic terror against the Majeerteen, Hawiye, and Isaaq clans.

Somali Rebellion

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The Victory Pioneers (Guulwadayaal) were a neighborhood-level secret police unit active in the closing years of the Siad Barré regime in Communist Somalia, until its overthrow in 1991.
In Galcaio, members of the Victory Pioneers, the urban militia known for harassing civilians, raped large numbers of Majeerteen women.

National Security Service (Somalia)

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After the more widely known NSS was formally dissolved in 1990 as a palliative measure, its functions were taken over by other units within Barré's internal security apparatus, such as the Hangash (a military intelligence unit), the Victory Pioneers, and others.
These include the President's own bodyguards, the Red Berets (Duub Cas); the Dhabar Jabinta (or "Backbreakers") a branch of the military police; the Hangash, another branch of the military police; the Guulwadayal (or "Victory Pioneers"), a uniformed paramilitary group; and the investigative wing of the Somali Revolutionary Socialist Party (SRSP).

Hangash

After the more widely known NSS was formally dissolved in 1990 as a palliative measure, its functions were taken over by other units within Barré's internal security apparatus, such as the Hangash (a military intelligence unit), the Victory Pioneers, and others.
When the NSS was formally dissolved in 1990, many of its activities were subsumed by the Hangash and other institutions comprising the security apparatus of the Barré regime, such as the Mobile Military Court (MMC), the Regional Security Council (RSC), and the Victory Pioneers.

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The Victory Pioneers (Guulwadayaal) were a neighborhood-level secret police unit active in the closing years of the Siad Barré regime in Communist Somalia, until its overthrow in 1991.

Somali Democratic Republic

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The Victory Pioneers (Guulwadayaal) were a neighborhood-level secret police unit active in the closing years of the Siad Barré regime in Communist Somalia, until its overthrow in 1991.