April, 2010

Somalia repression ‘grinding

In a statement, the Canadian Somali Congress said: “This report is deeply troubling…. We condemn the human rights abuses by the Al-Shabab terrorist group, the Transitional Federal Government and the troops from the African Union Mission in Somalia. This credible report shows that the various players in the Somali conflict have violated the laws of […]

Former Chief of Somali NSS faces lawsuit for torture

Columbus, OH (HOL) – The Center for Justice and Accountability (CJA) and Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, LLP have filed a lawsuit against the former chief of Somali National Security Service (NSS). The lawsuit alleges that Col. Abdi Aden Magan ordered the detention and torture of a professor and human rights lawyer in 1988.

Somaliland Vice President Ahmed Yasiin Receives Warm Reception

Somaliland Vice President, Ahmed Yousuf Yasin, was warmly received when he returned from 3 months treatment in France, at Berbera Airport yesterday.