Somalia

A soldier of the army of Somalia's breakaway territory of Somaliland stands guard during an Independence day celebration parade in the capital, Hargeisa on May 18,2016.  / AFP / MOHAMED ABDIWAHAB        (Photo credit should read MOHAMED ABDIWAHAB/AFP/Getty Images)
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How to fight terror, the Somaliland way

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In the breakaway republic, a strict clan system keeps al-Shabab in check.In the breakaway republic, a strict clan system keeps al-Shabab in check. By Bruno  Maçães / Source: Politico / The Dawn News / April 11, 2018 CETHARGEISA, Somaliland — How do you root out a ruthless terror group? How do […]

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Somalia: The longest day in history

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By: Guadi Calvo / Source: Resumen Latinoamericano / February 25, 2018 On June 24, 1992, the current American ambassador to Kenya, Smith Hempstone, visited the refugee camp of el-Wak, in Northwest Kenya, just about 3 miles from the Somali border. There 400,000 Somali, Ethiopian and Sudanese refugees stacked starved in […]

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Somali Deportees from US Exposed to “Slave Ship Conditions”

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Source: teleSUR English / The Dawn News / December 21, 2017 92 Somali nationals who were deported from the United States earlier this month are suing the Trump administration over “slave ship conditions” on the plane back home. They were denied access to food, water and bathrooms for nearly two days while […]

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UNHCR Repatriates 74,141 Somali Refugees from Kenya

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Source: teleSUR Tv / The Dawn News / December 19, 2017 “People know how to be given fish, we need to teach them how to catch fish,” Farmajo said. On Monday, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) issued a release stating the agency had repatriated 74,141 Somali refugees from […]

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Somalia: Postcards from Hell
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Somalia: Postcards from Hell

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By: Guadi Calvo / Source: Línea Internacional / October 25, 2017 After decades of wars that have destroyed Somalia to its foundation, to the point of becoming the epitome of a “Failed State”, and when almost nothing seems to surprise about the violence that happens in the country, a new […]

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