Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Interview: New CIA Torture Claims

It’s public knowledge that following the 9-11 attacks on the United States, the United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) detained and tortured terrorism suspects...

#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...

Israeli demolition of Khan al-Ahmar a ‘breach of international humanitarian law’ – EU says

The demolition of Khan al-Ahmar and the forcible transfer of its residents would constitute a grave breach of international humanitarian law,” the text of...

Wave of protests grip NFL after Trump’s player comments

A wave of protests swept across the National Football League as President Donald Trump escalated his feud with players who kneel during the US...

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...

Somalia: Somalia’s National Security Service (NSS) Files 1980s

 This week an Ohio judge awarded $15 million to Abukar Hassan Ahmed, a Somali constitutional law professor and human rights advocate, following a civil...

Burundi: Intelligence Services Torture Suspected Opponents

Burundian intelligence services have tortured and ill-treated scores of suspected government opponents at their headquarters and in secret locations, Human Rights Watch said today....

Somaliland: Anti-Rape Bill Passes Into Law

The House of Representatives - Lower House of Parliament, today, passed the anti-rape bill into law on a majority vote. The Representatives submitted the Bill to...

Somalia: Alternative livelihoods – Giving young Somalis a fresh start

Rushing about her teashop in downtown Eyl, a coastal village in Somalia, Bisharo Abdi looks the part of a busy young shopowner. However, behind...

Ahmed Mohamed: Department of Justice probes if teenager’s civil rights were violated by Texas...

Last month, lawyers for the 14-year-old demanded $15m in compensation.The US Department of Justice is investigating whether schoolboy Ahmed Mohamed’s civil rights were violated...

Latest article

Premier League Power Rankings: Liverpool’s Salah Tops

Salah top, ahead of Tottenham's Heung-Min Son and West Ham's Robert Snodgrass Liverpool's Mohamed Salah has soared to the Power Rankings' summit and ousted Raheem...

Is role of traditional leaders in reconciliations, nation-building diminishing in Somaliland?

Somaliland tried to combine democracy and traditional governance and this formed the basis of the traditional elders’ confusion to adjust their role in order...

UAE amnesty-seeker sells bags to clear Dh60,000 rent

She hardly earns Dh1,000 by selling bags and other novelty items. Unlike many amnesty-seekers in the UAE who are struggling to make ends meet, this...