Human Rights news/Reports

Somalia: Confirmed Reports of Systematic Killings in Gedo Region.

Reports comings from Diif village in in lower juba region of Somalia confirmed by multiple sources and eye witnesses suggest that systematic killings of 3 civilians (2 men and girl) who were mainly nomads, perpetrated by the Raaskambooni militias headed-by Sheikh Ahmed Madoobe, who is the current regional leader of Somalia’s jubaland region. The harrowing …

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Somalia: (27 April, 2021) – Jubaland Police Brutality v. HRDs/WHRDs

Jubaland, Somalia is formed from the lower juba region, middle juba region and Gedo region in the most south of Somalia and borders with Ethiopia, NFD kenya, and indian ocean. Jubaland is run by the former spiritual leader of alshabab; the Raaskambooni alshabab terrorist brigade (Sheikh Ahmed Madobe aka Ahmed Islam) who is the last …

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Somalia: Launching Ceremony of the National Disability Agency.

13 July, 2021 – Somalia: The Ministry of Women & Human Rights Development launches the national disability agency in an official ceremony attended by different signatories, politicians, diplomats, and invited Human Rights Defenders HRDs from the coalition of Somali Human Rights Defenders CSHRDs. The minister of women & human rights development (Hanifa) was also there …

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Somalia: Resilience of Somali Human Rights Defenders in the Face of Threats.

With the support of the Swedish International Liberal Centre (SILC) and the full assistance of the Horn Afrik News Agency for Human Rights HANAHR; the Prestige institute based in Kenya trains 55 Human Rights Defenders HRDs in collaboration and coordination with the Coalition of Somali Human Rights Defenders CSHRDS in Mogadishu, Somalia on the “Survival …

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Mogadishu: Breaking News ! The Renown Journalist (Abdiaziz Africa) is Assassinated by a Suicide Bomber.

The renown investigative broadcaster and the incumbent Radio Mogadishu director (Abdiaziz M. aka Africa) is killed by a suicide bomber who targeted his car last night (20/11/2021) during evening time in Biindheeree District, Mogadishu, near the tomb of the unknown soldier; best known as (Dal Jirka Daahsoon) according to eyewitnesses on spot who spoke to …

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Somalia: – (April 11, 2021)- Kismayo Becomes the Worst City to be Woman Human Rights Defender (WHRD).

Since 2020 many WHRDs were evacuated or relocated from kismayo and Fartun & her daughter were relocated from kismayo by the coalition of somali human rights defenders CSHRDS with the full support of urgent Action Fund Africa in April 11, 2021, due to the fact that insecurity and threats against WHRDs increased as a result …

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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 »