Stoning in Lower Shebelle: Recent Incidents Highlight Continued Brutality

The Stoning of 18-year old Hasan Ahmad Ali, who was found guilty of rape

The Stoning of 18-year old Hasan Ahmad Ali, who was found guilty of rape 23 October 2014 SIHA Public Statement SOMALIA: In a series of actions that violate human rights norms and humanitarian, customary, domestic, and Islamic forms of law, al-Shabab militants operating in rural areas of Lower Shebelle region of Somalia recently stoned to death Safia More...

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By MGoth On Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014
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Somalia:EAEF Condemns Kenyan Plot to Annex Somali Offshore Territory

October 23, 2014 East African Energy Forum The East African Energy Forum (EAEF), a Somali lobby group, has today condemned the Kenyan government of what it is calling “the slow elaborate annexation of Somali More...

Photo: UNSOM Somali Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed and Puntland President Abdiweli Mohamed Ali sign the agreement
By MGoth On Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014
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Analysis: The state of state-building in Somalia

Photo: UNSOMSomali Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed and Puntland President Abdiweli Mohamed Ali sign the agreement By Anthony Morland  NAIROBI, 21 October 2014 (IRIN) – A fence-mending deal signed this More...

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By SomalilandPress On Thursday, October 16th, 2014
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{Bloomsbury Somali Studies Group} Invitation to the launch of Somali Week Festival

Kayd Somali Arts and Culture would like to invite you to the launch event of the Somali Week Festival 2014,Friday 17th October at 6pm at Oxford House in Bethnal Green, Derbyshire Street, London, E2 6HG.    The More...

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By SomalilandPress On Wednesday, October 15th, 2014
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Somalia:The FCO – Battling for Britain in Troubled Times

Straightened times have a wonderful way of concentrating minds, so much so that even the UK’s Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) has found itself having to tack its sails to a new wind – namely economic More...

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By SomalilandPress On Tuesday, October 14th, 2014
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Ebola: Sierra-Leone soldiers bound for Somalia quarantined

A battalion of 800 Sierra Leonean soldiers awaiting deployment as peacekeepers in Somalia has been placed in quarantine after one of the members tested positive for the deadly Ebola virus. Military officials said More...

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By SomalilandPress On Tuesday, October 14th, 2014
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Somalia:SRSG Nickolas Kay breifing to the Security Council

14 October 2014 AS DELIVERED Madam President Thank you for the opportunity to brief the Council I am particularly pleased to be doing so alongside the new Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African More...

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By MGoth On Monday, October 13th, 2014
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Somali government as corrupt, Shebab as deadly as ever- UN experts

War-torn Somalia`s government remains riddled with corruption while Shebab Islamists are as deadly as ever, United Nations investigators warned in a damming report seen by AFP Monday. The report also documents that More...

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By MGoth On Monday, October 13th, 2014
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AU Special Representative condemns last night’s suicide attack.

Mogadishu-October 13, 2014: The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) for Somalia, Ambassador Maman S. Sidikou has strongly condemned the vehicle borne suicide attack on More...

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By MGoth On Friday, October 10th, 2014
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Somalia: At risk with Ebola virus

The Ebola virus causes an acute, serious illness which is often fatal if untreated. Ebola virus disease (EVD) first appeared in 1976 in 2 simultaneous outbreaks, one in Nzara, Sudan, and the other in Yambuku, Democratic More...