Sunday, May 27, 2018

Tunisia: Case Tests Political Will to End Torture

Prosecutor, Parliament Announce Investigations into Alleged Abuse An investigation announced on August 10, 2015, into allegations by five recently released detainees of abuse by the...

Somali immigrant dies after three years in CBSA custody

Protesters attempted to deliver a petition to the Ontario government Monday, demanding an inquest into the death of a Somali immigrant. Abdurahman Ibrahim Hassan died...

The Cry of Kenyan-Somalis: Is Anyone Listening?

The Kenyan state has an ethnicity problem. By presenting their conflict with the terrorist group al-Shabaab as a conflict of ethnicity, ethnic Somalis living...

Israel frees Palestinian hunger striker Khader Adnan

Israel has freed a Palestinian prisoner who had held a 56-day hunger strike in protest at his detention.Khader Adnan, 37, an Islamic Jihad activist,...

The most atrocious terrorist act ever!

An Isreali soldier bounces on a nine-year-old Palestinian child stepping down to the street.The frightened child starts crying, terrified. Another soldier runs in and...

Magazine: A witness to FGM

Juliana was held down, her mouth covered to smother her screams, as a legally blind woman cut at her genitals.Juliana was thought to be...

Gaza conflict: UNHRC adopts resolution as India abstains

Resolution calls on all UN officials to implement the report’s recommendations and on UNHRC member states to ensure the application of international law in...

Footprints: Strangers in a strange land

AS the power cuts off, light from a large window illuminates Luul Yusaf Ali’s one-room apartment in a narrow alley overlooking the Islamabad High...

Supporting victims of torture and rebuilding lives

In a torture rehabilitation center in Northern Lebanon, Yusuf is receiving treatment for the painful electric shock he endured while being imprisoned for allegedly...

EU leaders agree to resettle 40,000 migrants; members to decide quotas on voluntary basis

European Union leaders have agreed to resettle 40,000 migrants fleeing war and poverty in North Africa and the Middle East who have already arrived...

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Djibouti: Attractive but Risky

As countries across the Horn of Africa embark on ambitious programs to attract foreign investment, Djibouti seems a stable option in a volatile region....

Somaliland Paging Mr Michael Keating!

The defined territory is one of the physical elements of the state enshrined in the Montevideo Convention on the Rights and Duties of States...

Qatar, Farmajo Attempt to Tear Somaliland Apart in War

Qatar and Farmajo feed terrorism to ignite war in Somaliland. Troops from the Puntland state of Somalia's federal government, led by Mohammed Abdullahi Farmajo, launched...