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Somaliland: court sentences opposition politician

0 Visits: 277 | Tuesday May 23, 2017 - 15:31:04
HARGEISA- Court in Hargeisa sentenced senior opposition member to one year of imprisonment and acquitted another on Sunday. Yonis Ahmed Yonis, the Sports and Youth Secretary of Waddani opposition party, was found guilty of "instigation to disobey the laws." Yonis was charged for statement he…

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President of Khatumo visits Hargeisa

0 Visits: 342 | Tuesday May 23, 2017 - 15:12:10
HARGEISA- Ali Khalif Galaydh, the president of Khatumo, paid visit in Hargeisa, the capital of Somaliland. Galaydh said his visit is private.

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Somaliland: remand prisoner dies in prison

0 Visits: 280 | Tuesday May 23, 2017 - 15:06:27
HARGEISA- Abdirahman Abdilah Hersi, 64, died on 19th May at Hargeisa Central Prison where he was remanded since June last year. His death was confirmed by the State Minister of Justice.

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East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Project: Overview of the Human Rights Situation in Somaliland November 2016 – April 2017

0 Visits: 382 | Tuesday May 09, 2017 - 08:56:17
HARGEISA- DefendDefenders (the East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Project) presented to the 60th Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights (ACHPR) the Overview of the Human Rights Situation in the East and Horn of Africa November 2016 – April 2017. This…

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Somaliland police arrests the third opposition member

0 Visits: 506 | Sunday April 30, 2017 - 12:59:46
HARGEISA- The police arrested Abdilahi Ahmed Damur, a member of the leadership committee of Waddani, the opposition party. He was arrested Saturday from Hargeisa regional court where he was attending a hearing of a criminal case against two members of his party.

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Somaliland: Voter card distribution starts ahead of November presidential election

0 Visits: 375 | Sunday April 30, 2017 - 12:52:54
HARGEISA- The National Electoral Commission commenced providing voter cards to registered people in two regions. The exercise started in Saahil and Awdal regions.

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Declaration by a Forum Discussion on Freedom of Media in Somaliland

0 Visits: 487 | Friday April 28, 2017 - 18:49:58
On 26th and 27th April 2017, a Forum Discussion on freedom of media has taken place in Hargeisa, the capital of the Republic of Somaliland. Journalists, civil society organizations, professionals, the three political parties (Kulmiye, Waddani and UCID) and government officials participated the forum.…

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Somaliland: two detained opposition politicians go on hunger strike

0 Visits: 669 | Sunday April 23, 2017 - 14:28:14
HARGEISA- Mohamed Sidiq Dhame, the Young Wing leader, and Yonis Ahmed Yonis, the Sports Secretary of Waddani opposition party, went on hunger strike in protest of the condition of their detention, party leaders said today.

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Somaliland: Opposition party says the police is oppressing the opposition

0 Visits: 546 | Saturday April 15, 2017 - 15:58:47
HARGEISA- The Justice Secretary of Waddani opposition party, Barkhad Jama Hersi, said the police of Somaliland is not impartial and independent. He said the government uses the police to suppress the opposition and the public.

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Somaliland authorities should immediately release jailed Hangool News journalist Abdirahman Arab Da'ud, Committee to Protect Journalists

0 Visits: 373 | Saturday April 15, 2017 - 13:59:03
Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), US based organization, denounced Somaliland's detention of journalist Abdirahman Arab Da'ud who is in custody since 11th April 2017.

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Depreciation of currency and inflation make confusion in Somaliland markets

0 Visits: 744 | Thursday April 13, 2017 - 15:37:11
HARGEISA- The main markets of Hargeisa, Waaheen and Gobanimo, were closed down in the early hours of today to protest currency depreciation that caused inflation amid severe drought.

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Somaliland: resigned presidential advisor questions the independence of the Electoral Commission

0 Visits: 666 | Wednesday April 12, 2017 - 20:08:08
HARGEISA- The president's advisor on elections, Abdilaahi Abdi Haji Omar, resigned today and accused the National Electoral Commission of ineffectiveness and lack of transparency.

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Somaliland: a presidential advisor resigns and accuses the president of incompetence

0 Visits: 375 | Wednesday April 12, 2017 - 19:51:45
HARGEISA- Abdilaahi Abdi Haji Omar, a senior advisor to the president, who resigned today said the President does not run the country.

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Court in Hargeisa sentences journalist Oldon to 2 years of imprisonment, his lawyer says it was politically motivated

0 Visits: 389 | Saturday April 08, 2017 - 13:35:01
HARGEISA- A court in Hargeisa, the capital of Somaliland, has sentenced Abdimaalik Muse Oldon, a journalist, to two years of imprisonment.

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Somaliland: senior advisor to the president publicly disagrees President Silaanyo

0 Visits: 426 | Saturday April 08, 2017 - 13:24:19
HARGEISA- The president of Somaliland last week said he will appoint a committee that will supervise the electoral process ahead of November presidential election. His advisor on elections, Abdilaahi Abdi Haji Omar, said the president's decision is illegal.

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Somaliland: detention of journalists increases, rights group reports

0 Visits: 355 | Thursday April 06, 2017 - 13:58:33
Hargeisa- A local human rights organization says 11 journalists have been detained in Somaliland in last four months. One of the journalists is facing criminal charges in Hargeisa, Human Rights Centre quarterly report says.

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Somaliland: the Minister of Presidency calls on the Police to respect the human rights

0 Visits: 499 | Sunday April 02, 2017 - 15:33:50
Hargeisa- Speaking in an event where vehicles and equipment were handed over to the Police by the President of Somaliland Ahmed Mohamed Mohamoud, the Minister of Presidency said the Police "shall protect the rights and freedoms of citizens", and urged them to conduct arrests in due process of…

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Opposition party sues members of local councils including two mayors for crossing the floor

0 Visits: 284 | Sunday April 02, 2017 - 13:48:06
Hargeisa- The Justice and Welfare Party filed today a case at the Commission of Registration of Political Associations and Certification of Political Parties demanding removal of seven members of local councils in different districts because, the Party argues, they lost their membership by joining another…

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Somaliland National Electoral Commission declares the voter registration

0 Visits: 658 | Tuesday March 28, 2017 - 14:21:22
Hargeisa- The National Electoral Commission today announced the number of the citizens registered to vote the upcoming 13th November 2017 presidential election.

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Youth volunteers distribute food and water to drought affected people in Sanaag

0 Visits: 383 | Saturday March 25, 2017 - 16:03:30
Hargeisa- Volunteers who fundraised using the social media distributed food and water to 150 families in the drought hit Sanaag region. "Severe drought affected the region due to failure of consecutive rainy seasons. Pasture and water depleted," Abdinasir Ahmed Adam, a member of the organizers…

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