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Somalia: HANAHR Participates in the Model Guide and Guidelines for the Protection of Women Human Rights Defenders in Africa Validation Meeting 6th September, 2022

In Somalia Women Human Rights Defenders (WHRDs) are exposed to gender-based violence due to the nature of their work, in line with patriarchal norms that perpetuate gendered misconceptions regarding the place of women in society. They experience violence within their own movements and organizations or at the hands of family or the communities which they …

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JOINT ALTERNATIVE REPORT – Somalia: Patterns of unlawful killings, torture and other ill-treatment

  Submitted in application to Article 19 of the UN Committee Against Torture and Cruel Inhumane and Degrading Treatment 75th Session of the Convention Against Torture. CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANISATIONS PRESENTING THE REPORT Submitted by: The Coalition of Somali Human Rights Defenders CSHRDs The Coalition of Somalia Human Rights Defenders (CSHRDs) is a non-governmental, non-partisan and …

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Somalia: Policy Paper Addressed to the Head of Somalia-President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud Responding on international level: A multilateral approach to tackling disinformation.

Awareness for Journalists by CSHRDs.org Introduction: Disinformation is false and harmful information spread deliberately to divert the attention of the recipient from the truth. it aims to spread anger and hate etc. Disinformation erodes public trust in democracy, in the existing government systems, their faith in elections and other democratic institutions and processes. In democratic …

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Somalia: Charcoal Business Is the Main Cause of Deforestation

Charcoal illicit export business in Somalia is the main cause of deforestation in a country that is already hardly stricken by climate crisis. The illicit charcoal business in Somalia involves massive cutting of trees and deforestation and destruction of indigenous people’s environment and inflicting devastating life impact upon indigenous communities that include both nomads and …

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Somalia: HRDs Coalition CSHRDS Senior Members Meet with the Human Rights Minister.

Last Saturday human rights defenders from the Coalition of Somali Human Rights Defenders CSHRDS i.e. namely Asad Dhayow, Mohamed Abdullahi aka Shiino and Ikram Yusuf Mohamed met with the human rights minister Ms. HANIFA in her office in Mogadishu and discussed about the current human rights situation of the country and the protection of Somali …

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Somalia – (01 May 2011) Press Conference Child Soldier’s Father

The secret child soldier recruitment by alshabab operatives in the west is exposed in press conference held today by a father to one of alshabab recruited child soldiers from Zurich, Switzerland. Moalim Abdullahi Adaan is a father to Ayub Moalim Abdullahi, an alshabab child solider who was killed on 27 April 2011 in a battle …

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AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PRESS RELEASE ​​​Death penalty 2020: Botswana, Somalia and South Sudan continue to dominate with executions in East and Southern Africa.

21 APRIL 2021 Botswana doubles the number of yearly executionsChina pursued the death penalty to crack down on offences related to Covid-19 prevention effortsFormer US administration executed staggering 10 people in less than six months in 2020Lowest number of executions recorded in a decade for third consecutive yearThe unprecedented challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic were …

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PRESS RELEASE ​​​Death penalty 2020: Botswana, Somalia and South Sudan continue to dominate with executions in East and Southern Africa. Read More »