Monday, August 20, 2018

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...

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...

Somalia: #BringBackOurKids Trending in Somalia

The hashtag #BringBackOurKids has gone viral in Somalia and several countries where Somalis live following video posted online about Somali family in Canada who lost...

Immigration Department defends handling of pregnant Somali refugee sent back to Nauru

The Immigration Department has defended its treatment of a pregnant refugee who is now back in Nauru amid conflicting claims over whether she changed...

Kenya: Climate Change Threatens Rights

Climate change and regional development projects are threatening the health and livelihood of indigenous peoples in the Turkana region of northwest Kenya, Human Rights...

Video shows US police officer hitting a Somali teen

A Somali civil rights group is asking for a meeting with a police chief after a video appears to show an officer pushing and...

Anonymous donor, inspired by Pope Francis, gives $60,000 to build home for Somali family

The donation to Habitat for Humanity of Greater Portland will pay for construction of a home in Scarborough. An anonymous donor inspired by Pope Francis...

Ethiopia: World Bank Translator, Activists Face Trial

Ethiopian authorities should immediately drop all charges and release a former World Bank translator and two other local activists charged under Ethiopia’s repressive counterterrorism...

U.S. Soldiers Told to Ignore Afghan Allies’ Abuse of Boys

In his last phone call home, Lance Cpl. Gregory Buckley Jr. told his father what was troubling him: From his bunk in southern Afghanistan,...

Somali councillor attacks Ukip in rousing speech

Somali-born councillor Hibaq Jama was greeted by rapturous applause after she attacked Ukip and Conservative councillors for their stances on the refugee crisis. Jama, councillor for...

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Torpedoing Africa, and then complaining about ‘migration’

European countries are still shaping the lives of millions of Africans, determining both their present and future. Out of the 67 coups in 26 African...

Zakia Hussein: Somalia’s First General and Deputy Police Commander

Somali President Abdullahi ‘Farmajo’ Mohamed, has appointed Zakia Hussein to the position of general and deputy chief of the Somali Police Force. Zakia becomes the first...

Chief Guterres Says UN Budget Is In Deficit, Warns of Consequences

Letter sent to member states by António Guterres reveals $139m deficit in core budget António Guterres, the UN secretary general, has warned that the organisation...