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

0 Visits: 303 | 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: 4306 | 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: 1195 | 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: 970 | 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: 576 | 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: 1205 | 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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Minister of Foreign Affairs: Somaliland government did not want to delay the elections, but it is forced by natural calamity

0 Visits: 740 | Tuesday January 31, 2017 - 09:58:55
Hargeisa- In response to the international partners to Somaliland who expressed deep disappointment over postponement of elections, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Saad Ali Shire, said the delay was necessitated by practical reasons and asked the international partners "to understand the truly…

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The international partners: "Somaliland stands at risk of losing the international attention"

0 Visits: 567 | Thursday January 26, 2017 - 22:37:05
Hargeisa- The international partners to Somaliland expressed deep disappointment over postponement of elections. In a statement released today by Denmark, EU Delegation, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, United Kingdom and the United States of America said "the…

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The chairman of Somaliland Money Exchangers Association dies in police custody and opposition party demands probe

0 Visits: 897 | Thursday January 26, 2017 - 10:40:51
Hargeisa- Today, Abdilahi Ali Barre, the chair of Money Exchangers Association, died in police custody at Hargeisa, the capital of Somaliland. He was arrested yesterday after the government issued a decision imposing the exchange rate of Somaliland Shillings to US dollar amid currency depreciations.

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Somaliland reschedules delayed presidential election

0 Visits: 498 | Wednesday January 25, 2017 - 14:11:36
Hargeisa- Today, the three political parties, the president and the National Electoral Commission agreed to hold the presidential election on 10th October 2017. Recently, the politicians agreed to push back the presidential election which was planned to be conducted in 28th March 2017.

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Somaliland deports a comedian back to Somalia

0 Visits: 658 | Saturday January 21, 2017 - 17:48:43
Hargeisa- Abdi Muridi, a comedian who hosts a satire program at Universal TV, was forcefully deported back today to Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia, by Somaliland government.

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Committee to Protect Journalist: Somaliland Attorney General should immediately drop his appeal of a court's acquittal of two journalists

0 Visits: 417 | Friday January 20, 2017 - 23:41:05
Hargeisa- In a statement, the Committee to Protect Journalists, US based non-profit, non-governmental organization, calls on the Attorney General of Somaliland Hasan Ahmed Adan to immediately drop an appeal against Hubsad journalists.

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Somaliland delays scheduled presidential election

0 Visits: 652 | Thursday January 19, 2017 - 16:57:37
Hargeisa- Long awaited presidential election is again postponed in Somaliland, the vice-president declared today.

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Somaliland: Court of appeals sets date for a case against Hubsad journalists

0 Visits: 482 | Thursday January 19, 2017 - 14:02:17
Hargeisa- Regional Appeal Court at the Capital of Somaliland, Hargeisa, sets hearing date for appeal case against journalists. The court that will hear on Monday appeal lodged by the Attorney General against the journalists of the suspended Hubsad newspaper who were acquitted by court November last…

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Rights group welcomes transfer of judiciary budget management to the Supreme Court

0 Visits: 402 | Tuesday January 17, 2017 - 12:36:40
Hargeisa- Human rights organization welcomed recent presidential decision which gave the Supreme Court the power to manage the budget of the lower courts.

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The judiciary is not independent, opposition party says

0 Visits: 346 | Monday January 16, 2017 - 15:28:18
Hargeisa- Yesterday, the President of Somaliland, Ahmed Mohamed Mohamoud, issued a decree transferring the management of the budget of the lower courts from the Ministry of Justice to the Supreme Court, a decision the Chief Justice called a milestone. However, the opposition says it will not make any…

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Human Rights Centre launches a campaign to collect signatures demanding police reform

0 Visits: 437 | Sunday January 15, 2017 - 15:44:00
Hargeisa- Human Rights Centre, a nongovernmental organization based in Somaliland, today launched a nationwide campaign to collect signatures demanding police reform and end of police impunity.

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Hussein M. Adam, legendary Somali author, dies at 74

0 Visits: 564 | Saturday January 14, 2017 - 19:36:25
Hargeisa- One of the leading Somali scholars, Hussein M. Adam, died at the age of 74 in the USA. Born in 1943, he became a prominent and respected author.

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Human Rights Watch: Somaliland authorities continue to restrict public criticism

0 Visits: 422 | Saturday January 14, 2017 - 09:02:43
Hargeisa- Human Rights Watch annual review of human rights around the globe says "Somaliland authorities continue to restrict public criticism of their governance and policies".

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Somaliland: the political parties disagree over proposed UAE military base in Somaliland

0 Visits: 508 | Thursday January 12, 2017 - 15:32:42
Hargeisa- The three political parties are divided by anticipated UAE military base in Somaliland. The ruling party and Justice and Welfare Party support while Waddani rejects the government's decision to give the UAE a military base at Berbera, a strategic port city located at the Red Sea.

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