Friday, October 23, 2020

Has Asha Abdille’s Humanity Been Sacrificed for Conviction as Hijacker?

Asha Abdille was New Zealand’s first convicted plane hijacker. A decade on, has she been failed by the mental health system? Jehan Casinader investigates. Asha...

Somalia Intelligence to Collect, Monitor Civil Servants Data

Individuals working with the Federal Government of Somalia will now have to submit their details to the National Intelligence Security Agency , a move...

Human Rights, Media Watchdog Organizations Concerned About Somalia Media Law

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The Committee to Protect Journalists, Human Rights Watch, and Amnesty International today sent a joint letter to the president of the Federal Republic of...

King Salman Relief Launches US$2.2 Million Dollar Project in Somaliland

King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief) has launched projects with a total value of $2.2 million in Somaliland, it announced on Wednesday. The...

Kuwaiti Prime Minister Calls For End to Israeli Occupation in Palestine

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The Kuwaiti Prime Minister reaffirmed his country’s principled and firm position in supporting the choices of the Palestinian people to obtain their legitimate rights, Anadolu...

Report of the Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Somalia, Somaliland

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Human Rights Council Forty-fifth session 14 September–2 October 2020 Agenda item 10 Technical assistance and capacity-building Summary The Independent Expert on the human rights situation in Somalia, Isha Dyfan,...

3 African Countries, Yemen at Risk of Famine – UN Chief

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U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned that there is a risk of famine and widespread food insecurity in four countries affected by conflict — Congo,...

Why Somaliland Women are Displeased with the Newly Passed Sexual Offenses Law

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Women and lawyers in Somaliland are up in arms about a new law that they say diminishes the gravity of rape and also legalises...

Photographing the Pandemic: How Covid-19 Created a Humanitarian Crisis in Somalia

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Covid could be ‘the straw that breaks the camel’s back’ health workers warn. Photographers Fardosa Hussein and Ismail Taxta captured a country battling seemingly...

Emaciated Prisoners Lie Beside Corpses Inside Saudi Detention Centres Despite the COVID-19 Plague

Saudi Arabia is locking up African migrants in hellish detention centres to stop them spreading the coronavirus, it has emerged. Images leaked to the Sunday Telegraph show emaciated migrants...