Uighur Exiles Push for Court Case Accusing China of Genocide

Monday, July 6, 2020

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Saturday, July 4, 2020

Devastating assaults, occurring almost daily and often in the capital, Mogadishu, have put a strain on the country’s fragile government.

NAIROBI, Kenya — Attacks in two of Somalia’s largest cities killed five people and wounded 16 others Saturday, in the latest example...

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

At least two civilians and attacker killed in the first attack targeting the military base in Mogadishu, officials say.

A suicide bomber's explosives were detonated outside a Turkish military training base in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, killing at least two people, po...

Sunday, June 21, 2020

Attacks targeted towns of Wanlaweyn and Bacadweyn on Saturday and Sunday.

At least seven people have died in two separate bomb attacks in Somalia in the last 24 hours, police and military officers said on Sunday.

In the first incident, two bombs planted in front of the h...

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - The governor of Mudug, a region in Somalia’s semi-autonomous state of Puntland, was killed with three of his bodyguards in a suicide car bombing on Sunday that was claimed by Islamist group al Shabaab, police said.

“A suicide car bomb hit the gover...

Saturday, May 2, 2020

Allow Public Debate on Security, Covid-19 Responses

(Nairobi) – Somali authorities have been stepping up their intimidation of journalists as the country faces a growing number of Covid-19 cases. Since mid-April 2020 alone, authorities arbitrarily detained three journal...

Monday, October 22, 2018

Thirty years ago, the US-backed Somali government slaughtered an estimated 200,000 people. Now survivors want US help uncovering the crimes.

On a hot and humid June afternoon, a group of boys wearing FC Barcelona jerseys kicked around a soccer ball in the Malko-Durduro,...

Sunday, August 5, 2018

Violence has broken out in an eastern city in Ethiopia after federal troops took over key positions including the local parliament.

Soldiers were deployed in Jigjiga, the capital of the Somali region, after an apparent rift between local authorities and the national gov...

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Children at a camp for people displaced by violence. Campaigners say many victims of rape and sexual assault come from the overcrowded shelters around the capital, Mogadishu. Photograph: Zohra Bensemra/Reuters

When Anab’s madrasa teacher in Mogadishu told her to stay be...

Friday, April 20, 2018

April 15, 2018

A young female poet from Somaliland has been jailed for three years over a poem that advocates the reunification of the country with Somalia.

A court in the country charged Naema Ahmed Ibrahim of bringing the country into contempt over this poem, reports t...