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Planned demonstration in London against UAE base in Somaliland splits the government and the opposition

0 Visits: 564 | Wednesday March 01, 2017 - 18:57:15
Hargeisa-Demonstration against a military base that will be established in Somaliland by United Arab Emirates will be held on Thursday in London, UK. Waddani, the main opposition party of Somaliland, welcomed the demonstration while the government called it a move against the sovereign of Somaliland.

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Somaliland: The Minister of Information Dismisses Rumours of Ill-health of the President

0 Visits: 452 | Wednesday March 01, 2017 - 14:39:54
Hargeisa-The Information Minister of Somaliland, Osman Sahardid, has dismissed rumours of ill health of the president of Somaliland who is in a trip in the United Kingdom.

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Somaliland Expels Two Foreign Employees of Danish Refugee Council for "Offending Islam"

0 Visits: 441 | Wednesday March 01, 2017 - 14:31:29
Hargeisa-Two foreign employees of Danish Refugee Council (DRC) who were based in Somaliland were deported "for offending the religion of Islam," the Minister of National Planning and Development, Mohamed Ibrahim Adan, said.

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Somaliland: Appeal court in Hargeisa acquits Hubsad journalists

0 Visits: 788 | Sunday February 26, 2017 - 09:30:57
Hargeisa- Yesterday, Hargeisa regional appeal court upheld a regional court judgement acquitting Abdirashid Nour Ways, the chairman of Hubsad newspaper and Saed Khadar Abdilahi, the editor-in-chief. The appeal court said the two journalists did not commit any crime.

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Somalia: infamous war criminal, the Butcher of Hargeisa, is honoured at the inauguration ceremony of President Farmaajo

0 Visits: 4253 | Friday February 24, 2017 - 15:42:51
Hargeisa-Mohamed Saed Hersi (aka Moorgan), known as the Butcher of Hargeisa, for his part of the war crimes and crimes against humanity committed by Siad Barre regime in Somaliland in 1980s was seen honoured in the inauguration ceremony of the president of Somalia Mohamed Abdilaahi Farmaajo.

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Three Somaliland journalists detained in one week, says Committee to Protect Journalists

0 Visits: 428 | Thursday February 23, 2017 - 12:28:05
In a press statement, the US based organization, Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) expressed deep concern over the detention of journalists including Mohamed Baashe Hassan and Abdimalim Mouse Coldoon in Somaliland.

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Human Rights Centre calls on the government to release journalist Mohamed Baashe Hassan

0 Visits: 456 | Tuesday February 21, 2017 - 15:46:29
Hargeisa-Human Rights Centre issued a press release today on the detention of journalist Mohamed Baashe Hassan. Here is the press statement.

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Somaliland: the Supreme Court contradicts previous decision and paves the way for extension of the President's term

0 Visits: 829 | Sunday February 19, 2017 - 13:58:58
Hargeisa-The Supreme Court today made a decision allowing the House of Elders (Guurti) to extend the president's term. The decision of the Supreme Court says it annulled provisions in earlier Court decision setting the date of the presidential election as 28th March 2017.

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Somalia's Auditor-General says Somaliland and UAE deal over a military base is based on corruption

0 Visits: 769 | Wednesday February 15, 2017 - 15:15:53
Hargeisa-The Auditor-general of the Federal Government of Somaliland, Nur Jima'ale Farah, said an agreement between Somaliland and United Arab Emeritaes (AUE) to grant a military base is a corruption. In response, the spokesperson of Somaliland President accused the government of Somalia of interfering…

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Somaliland seeks exemption from Trump's immigration ban

0 Visits: 807 | Wednesday February 15, 2017 - 13:54:41
Hargeisa-Somaliland sent a letter to the U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly to request an exemption for Somaliland residents from the January 27 U.S. Executive Order restricting entry into the United States by individuals from Somalia and six other…

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Somaliland: the Parliament approves a controversial military base and the opposition rejects, accusing the government of suppression

0 Visits: 3356 | Sunday February 12, 2017 - 15:15:01
Hargeisa- In a joint session, Somaliland Parliament approved a controversial undisclosed agreement granting the United Arab Emirates (UAE) a military base at Berbera. The two opposition parties rejected the deal and accused the government of using force and oppression.

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Somaliland congratulates President Farmaajo, but says it is an independent country and not part of the federal states of Somalia

0 Visits: 1100 | Thursday February 09, 2017 - 16:56:11
Hargeisa- The President of Somaliland Ahmed Silanyo congratulates the newly elected president of Somalia Mohamed Abdilahi Farmaajo, but warns him not to interfere in the sovereignty of Somaliland.

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Centre for Policy Analysis calls on the government to release detained human rights defender

0 Visits: 770 | Tuesday February 07, 2017 - 15:07:13
Hargeisa- Centre for Policy Analysis (CPA), a think tank based in Hargeisa expresses a deep concern over the detention of Ahmed Hussein Abdi, the spokesperson of Human Rights Centre, and the charges against Guleid Ahmed Jama, the chairperson of Human Rights Centre.

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Somaliland Lawyers Association condemns the detention and charging of human rights defenders

0 Visits: 1203 | Tuesday February 07, 2017 - 13:27:30
Hargeisa- The detention of Ahmed Hussein Abdi and charges against Guleid Ahmed Jama are unconstitutional and irrational, says Somaliland Lawyers Association (SOLLA) in a press conference held in Hargeisa today.

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Somaliland: Members of the Human Rights Centre judicially harassed, says Frontline Defenders

0 Visits: 283 | Monday February 06, 2017 - 20:11:13
In an Urgent Action, Frontline Defenders, Ireland based human rights organization, calls on the authorities in Somaliland to immediately and unconditionally release Ahmed Hussein Abdi, and drop all charges against Guleid Ahmed Jama, two human rights defenders in Somaliland.

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UAE Military Base in Berbera will be existential threat to Somaliland, opposition party says

0 Visits: 4262 | Monday February 06, 2017 - 15:26:54
Hargeisa- The main opposition party of Somaliland, Waddani, strongly opposed the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to establish a military base in Somaliland. The government of Somaliland and UAE entered an agreement giving the UAE a military base at the strategic port of Berbera. The government requires Parliamentary…

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Somaliland police arrests Human rights defender

0 Visits: 1164 | Monday February 06, 2017 - 00:11:52
Hargeisa- The spokesperson of Human Rights Centre is in a police custody at the Criminal Investigation Department after he was detained today. Ahmed Hussein Abdi today released a press statement calling on the government to drop the charges against Guleid Ahmed Jama.

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Human Rights Centre calls on the government to drop the charges against Guleid Ahmed Jama

0 Visits: 929 | Sunday February 05, 2017 - 13:41:01
Hargeisa- The Somaliland Police interrogated Guleid Ahmed Jama, a lawyer and the chairperson of Human Rights Centre, today, after he was summoned by the court to answer questions from the Police who filed a criminal against him for a recent petition hosted by Human Rights Centre calling on a police…

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Somaliland commemorates the National Army Day

0 Visits: 544 | Thursday February 02, 2017 - 23:01:27
Hargeisa- The president of Somaliland Ahmed Silanyo congratulated the members of the National Army for the commemoration of 23rd anniversary which is honoured in 2nd February every year.

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Somaliland: appeal court orders retrial of previously acquitted journalist

0 Visits: 1141 | Tuesday January 31, 2017 - 14:57:37
Hargeisa- An appeal court in Buroa, east of Somaliland, quashed a regional court decision which cleared journalist Ahmed Mouse Sakaaro. The court ordered retrial of the journalist.

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