Thursday, December 14, 2017

Somaliland: The 15- Point Proposal of the National Human Rights Commission

A well-attended ceremony marking the International Human Rights Day on Thursday was held on the 10th of December with activities led by the Somaliland...

Leaders gather for controversial World Humanitarian Summit

Hundreds of world leaders have gathered in Istanbul for the opening of the first World Humanitarian Summit, organised by the United Nations.The objective of...

Exposed: Forced evictions in Ethiopia – what the UK government tried to cover up

The U.K. government tried to suppress evidence of gross human rights abuses in Ethiopia to appease the government there, a new investigation by Survival International,...

Dahabshiil comes to the aid of floods-displaced families

The international remittance company, Dahabshiil, came to the aid of families displaced by  Webi Shabelle overflooding as a result of torrential rains in Ethiopia. The company...

UN ‘deeply’ troubled by Somalia’s summary executions

The United Nations is “deeply concerned” about summary executions against suspected militants in Somalia, a UN official said, echoing previous caoncerns by a New-York...

Raila Odinga Reveals What the Somali Community Told Him

Members of the Somali community living in Kenya met opposition chief Raila Odinga on Tuesday, April, 19 and lamented of constant harassment from the...

#BuyPens refugee: ‘I want to help other Syrians’

Thousands of dollars have been crowd funded for a Palestinian-Syrian refugee and pen seller, after his image went viral. Abdul Halim Attar looked drained, puffing...

Hunger in the jungle as Myanmar blocks aid

Local aid groups and the United Nations are urging Myanmar to allow access to about 1,400 people who are running out of food in...

Waterloo man rejected for job with note that said being Somali embodies ‘a culture...

A Waterloo, Ontario, man has filed a human rights complaint against a company he says refused him a job because he was told his...

‘I want to make sure that other victims can access justice’

In 2010, when she was just 21, Fatuma (name changed) was raped by seven men from her neighborhood in Hargeisa, the capital of Somaliland....

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Exclusive – United States suspends aid to Somalia’s battered military over graft

The United States is suspending food and fuel aid for most of Somalia's armed forces over corruption concerns, a blow to the military as...

Somaliland President Fields New 23-Ministry Government

His Excellency the newly inaugurated President of the Republic of Somaliland, Musa Bihi Abdi, today, released his government's first roster of ministers and vice...

Somaliland hailed as it swears in new president

The self-declared republic of Somaliland has sworn in its fifth president, Muse Bihi Abdi. There was excitement and optimism on social media as citizens relished...