EU Condemns the Recent Executions in Somalia

[Shabelle] The European Union considers the death penalty to be a cruel and inhumane punishment, which fails to provide deterrence to criminal behaviour and represents a denial of human dignity and integrity.

[Shabelle] The European Union considers the death penalty to be a cruel and inhumane punishment, which fails to provide deterrence to criminal behaviour and represents a denial of human dignity and integrity.

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Erdogan Says West Ignores Famine in Somalia

[Shabelle] The West has ignored the plight of 14 million people facing famine in Africa, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Wednesday. Turkey would continue to stand alongside “suffering people trying to keep alive in poverty,” he added at an Ankara p…

[Shabelle] The West has ignored the plight of 14 million people facing famine in Africa, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Wednesday. Turkey would continue to stand alongside "suffering people trying to keep alive in poverty," he added at an Ankara press conference with Somalian President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed.

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Military Courts Executes Terror Suspects

[CAJ News] Mogadishu -CONCERN is growing over the execution of terror suspects by the military courts in Somalia. This follows a second spate of execution in April, with four alleged Al-Shabaab members killed in the southwestern Baidoa. There have also…

[CAJ News] Mogadishu -CONCERN is growing over the execution of terror suspects by the military courts in Somalia. This follows a second spate of execution in April, with four alleged Al-Shabaab members killed in the southwestern Baidoa. There have also been several security personnel executed for killing civilians, including two police officers for murders that took place in Afgoye and Hudur respectively A delegation of the European Union expressed regret at the spate of executions. While the delegation condemned all acts of te

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Army Using Excessive Force Against Somali Civilians – Report

[VOA] Kenya and Ethiopia have used excessive force against Somali civilians amid efforts to halt cross-border attacks by al-Shabab, according to an internal report by aid agencies working in Somalia.

[VOA] Kenya and Ethiopia have used excessive force against Somali civilians amid efforts to halt cross-border attacks by al-Shabab, according to an internal report by aid agencies working in Somalia.

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No Confirmation of Reported Changes to U.S. Immigration Policies for Somalis

[VOA] Somalia’s ambassador to the U.S., Ahmed Isse Awad, says U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has informed his embassy the agency will no longer arrest illegal Somali immigrants in their homes or at their workplaces. However, federal aut…

[VOA] Somalia's ambassador to the U.S., Ahmed Isse Awad, says U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has informed his embassy the agency will no longer arrest illegal Somali immigrants in their homes or at their workplaces. However, federal authorities have not confirmed that there has been any shift in policy.

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Ahlusunah – Galmudug Power Sharing Talks Fail

[Dalsan Radio] Somali Federal government sponsored talks between Sufi armed group Ahlu Sunnah Wa Jamaa and The Galmudug administration have failed to take off. The power sharing talks were scheduled to commence on Thursday in the capital Mogadishu.

[Dalsan Radio] Somali Federal government sponsored talks between Sufi armed group Ahlu Sunnah Wa Jamaa and The Galmudug administration have failed to take off. The power sharing talks were scheduled to commence on Thursday in the capital Mogadishu.

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Sheikh Awes Speaks Out Against New Islamist Group Al-Saadiun Bilxaq

[Dalsan Radio] Militant scholar and former Alshabaab leader Sheikh Daud Aweys ahs denounced the newly formed Islamist group Al Sadiun Bil Haq formed recently in Egypt with a Somalia chapter.

[Dalsan Radio] Militant scholar and former Alshabaab leader Sheikh Daud Aweys ahs denounced the newly formed Islamist group Al Sadiun Bil Haq formed recently in Egypt with a Somalia chapter.

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