Somali president calls for united front against Al-Shabaab
Farah still has family members — including his mother and two brothers — living on a farm near Hargeisa, the Somaliland capital. He said in the BBC film that his father was killed during unrest when the boy was 4.
Four-time Olympic champion revealed in BBC documentary how he was brought to Britain from Somalia illegally having assumed the name of another child
Farah admitted to making up details about his life in order to come to the country from war-torn Somalia. He had claimed to have joined his father in the UK, but in fact, his dad was killed in the Somali Civil War.