Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Bystander’s Video of Homeless Woman’s Arrest Leads to Investigation

The police in DeKalb County, Ga., have reopened an investigation after a video surfaced online showing an officer repeatedly striking a homeless woman with...

Horn of Africa: there are no quick fixes in ‘countering violent extremism’

An effective response to violence and harmful ideologies is important. But projects are failing to adequately engage with root causes. Since 9/11, western countries have...

China Donates $1 Million for Humanitarian Assistance in Somalia

The UN Migration Agency (IOM) held a project launch ceremony today to mark the start of operations of a project focusing on meeting emergency...

The lengths we go to to feed our families: Akash’s story

The photo journalist GMB Akash has moved many people around the world with a touching Facebook post. It tells the story of a poor man who...

Canada: Ottawa to pay $10.5M to Omar Khadr, government source says

A government source has confirmed to CBC News that Ottawa will apologize and pay millions of dollars in compensation to former Guantanamo Bay prisoner...
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Somaliland: Uniformed students have been drained dry of blood & buried during the Barre...

The chairman of the War Crimes Investigation Commission (WCIC) of the Republic of Somaliland, responsible for the documentation of crimes against humanity committed against...

Trump’s travel ban gives the impression ‘people are not welcome,’ Loews Hotels CEO says

Jonathan Tisch, chairman and CEO of Loews Hotels and co-owner of the New York Giants, said Monday he's worried President Donald Trump's immigration policies...

Dahabshiil Group lauded for role in drought relief & recovery support

Dahabshiil Group of firms was lauded for its visible support to drought relief and recovery activities carried out in the span of two years to save...

HISTORY REPEATING ITSELF IN THE HORN OF AFRICA: IS THE CRIME IN DARFUR BEING...

It is saddening to witness repetitions of similar tragic events in history. Recurrences of such dreadful events can even sound farcical when they happen...

Getachew Shiferaw: Ethiopian high court convicts editor of inciting subversion​

The Ethiopian Federal High Court's conviction of Getachew Shiferaw, editor of the news website Negere Ethiopia, on charges of inciting subversion is a further blow to press...

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Le Monde: Somaliland, the lessons of a ghost country

The former British protectorate (Somaliland), self-proclaimed independence of Somalia in 1991, has not been recognized by any state but tries to consolidate the exercise...

Pentagon foresees at least two more years of combat in Somalia

Amid its escalating campaign of drone strikes in Somalia, the Pentagon has presented the White House with an operational plan that envisions at least...

Humanitarian data breaches: the real scandal is our collective inaction

Why it’s time for an independent investigatory body CAMBRIDGE, 8 December 2017: The news that a platform used by at least 11 major operational NGOs and...