Human Rights news/Reports

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 »

Somalia: HRDs Face Tough Challenges.

Somalia: HRDs in Somalia face multiple challenges including serious threats, targeted killing, arbitrary arrests, as the war on freedom of expression rages and HRDs in the Somalia are reporting about how they are targeted with arbitrary arrests, torture and targeted killing by alshabab and the central authorities and security forces.  HRDs have reported several accounts of arbitrary …

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AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PRESS RELEASE ​​​Sub-Saharan Africa: The devastating impact of conflicts compounded by COVID-19.

  AMNESTY INTERNATIONALPRESS RELEASE​​​Sub-Saharan Africa: The devastating impact of conflicts compounded by COVID-19 Sub-Saharan Africa: The devastating impact of conflicts compounded by COVID-19  Pandemic hits those shackled by oppression hardest thanks to decades of inequalities, neglect and abuseIt lays bare massive systemic inequality with marginalized communities, unemployed people, health workers, and women among the most …

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Somalia – 23.02.2021-: Alshabab terrorists Set Ablaze On Entire Civilian Residential Areas in Several Districts.

Somalia – Witnesses & survivors of alshabab’s merciless terrorists’ rampant attack on the following districts of Leego, Yaaqbiri Wayne, Goobaanle, & Beledul Amiin narrate harrowing accounts of people being killed, women being raped, children being kidnapped, houses, stores & cars being burnt down to ashes, camels and other livestock being robbed and drink wells being …

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Geneva – (05.02.2021): Interview with Mary Lawlor, the current UN Special Rapporteur on HRDs.

Horn Afrik News Agency for Human Rights HANAHR online editor (I. Adam) has interviewed Mary Lawlor via zoom directly in Geneva. Mary Lawlor UN Special Rapporteur on HRDs situation, has said in the interview with HANAHR, ” I am recently appointed as the UN special rapporteur on HRDs situation in the world. I am firstly …

Geneva – (05.02.2021): Interview with Mary Lawlor, the current UN Special Rapporteur on HRDs. Read More »