Why Somaliland Split from the South?

Reports from Buroa on the violence and destruction in northern Somaliland. TO UNDERSTAND why the people of northern Somalia have split from the south and formed an independent state, you must take a short ride outside this little town to a patch of thorn-scrub where goats and camels graze.The bones ...

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History: Better times in Somaliland after war, isolation.

HARGEISA, – In a corner of the Horn of Africa, a rash of weddings is a barometer of better times in the self-declared Republic of Somaliland. Freed from nearly a decade of conflict, Somaliland this year is reveling in peace and relative prosperity, which means an increase in disposable income ...

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History: Reports of Interviews of torture victims in Somaliland – Part 2

Human Rights valuations and abuse of power is still ongoing practice even though the reasons we overthrown the late Dictator Mohamed Siyad Barre was to restore the freedom we have today. Read the testimonies below and remember that this could happen again, lets make sure history does not repeat it self. ...

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History: Reports of Interviews of torture victims in Somaliland – Part 1

These tragic and unfortunate people who have been tutored by their own government it’s a tragic itself. we have to remind ourselves to learn from this tragic and be vigilant this never happens again. It’s dark part of History. REPORTS OF INTERVIEWS AND MEDICAL EXAMINATIONS OF TORTURE VICTIMS FROM SOMALIA CONDUCTED BY ...

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The Somali National Movement.

Somali National Movements Rebel army The Somali National Movement. In April 1981, a group of Isaaq emigres living in Jeddah, Saudi Aribia formed the Somali National Movement (SNM), and at the end of 1981 it was announced in London, which subsequently became the strongest of Somalia's various insurgent movements. According to ...

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Building human rights in the disintegrated state

Human rights have been violently abused in Somalia throughout the past 25 years. Massive human rights violations during President Mohamed Siad Barre’s from 1969 to 1991 were followed by brutal civil wars when the state later disintegrated. The main challenge now is how to achieve protection of basic human rights ...

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Somalia: A long time term human crisis of the 1980

SOMALIA: A LONG-TERM HUMAN RIGHTS CRISIS All the stories published here a true account of how things realy accoured in 80’s, most of the victims are from Somaliland and belong to the Isaaq Clan of the proper north Somalia. Copy right of Amnesty International. 1. Human Rights in Somalia Human rights ...

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History: Brief History of Somaliland

In fact, that the SNM leadership would acquiesce to Guurti direction is in accord with the party's long-time reputation of being "one of the most democratic movements in the Horn of Africa." Its party congresses, rather than being programmed celebrations of solidarity, have frequently been contentious, as various men vied ...

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Somalis – Wikipedia History of Somalia – Somaliland

articles: History of Somalia, Maritime history of Somalia, and Somali aristocratic and court titles Ruins of the Adal Sultanate in Zeila, a kingdom led in the 16th century by Imam Ahmad ibn Ibrihim al-Ghazi(Ahmed Gurey). Ancient rock paintings in Somalia which date back to 5000 years have been found in ...

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Somalia: Colonialism to Independence to Dictatorship, 1840-1976

Somalia: Colonialism to Independence to Dictatorship, 1840-1976 Somalia is the classic example of a failed state. In the past two decades, there have been 14 attempts to reconstitute state authority, and the country has been constantly plagued by clan-based armed groups, Islamic extremists, regional proxy wars, terrorists pledging allegiance to ...

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