Category Archives: somalia

11 Feb
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Somalia executes two men by firing squad for girl’s gang rape and murder

11 February 2020: Puntland authorities in northeastern Somalia  executed two men by firing squad for the gang rape and murder of a 12-year-old girl, a government official said, adding it would serve as a warning to others in a country ...

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03 Feb
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Somaliland: Military Court Sentences police officer to death for killing civilian man

3 February 2020: the Supreme military Court in Somaliland has handed down a death sentence to a police officer who was found guilty of killing innocent man near Wajale town in Gebiley district. According to a statement from the office ...

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15 Jan
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EU STRONGLY OPPOSES EXECUTION OF INMATES IN SOMALILAND PRISONS

15 January 2020: the European Union Ambassador of Somalia Nicolas Berlanga firmly expressed opposition over death penalty after police carried out the execution of six inmates in Mandera Prison near Berbera on 15 January 2020 morning. “The EU holds a ...

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15 Jan
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SOMALILAND. 6 EXECUTED FOR MURDER AND TERRORISM

15 January 2020: six men who had been convicted for murder and terrorism in Somaliland were executed in Hargeisa. Human rights activists confirmed the execution of the six convicts in Mandheera prison located in the capital Hargeisa. Somaliland Human Rights ...

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31 Dec
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SOMALIA. 7 AL SHABAAB MEN SENTENCED TO DEATH

31 December 2019: Somali military court sentenced 7 al Shabaab men to death for murder and terrorism, Allgalgaduud Media reported on 31 December 2019. Among them, Mohamed Haji Ahmed Ilcacse who allegedly one served as head of al Shabaab assassins in ...

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07 Dec
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Somalia: Somali policeman sentenced to death for killing

7 December 2019: a military court in Somali sentenced a police officer to death Saturday for killing a woman in the capital Mogadishu in September. The court has found Hassan Hussein Mohamed guilty of murdering Istar Mohamed Abdulle. According to ...

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24 Nov
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SOMALIA. TWO AL SHABAAB MEMBERS SENTENCED TO DEATH

24 November 2019: two al Shabaab members were sentenced to death in Somalia for being members of the terror organization as well as for conspiracy to assassinate leaders of Sufi-sect in Guri-El town. The two have been identified as Mohamed ...

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21 Nov
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Somali Military Court sentenced to death alleged Al-Shabaab member

21 November 2019: a Somali Military Court sentenced to death alleged Al-Shabaab member, Abdullahi Ali Adan, for his role in last year’s killing of Sufi Cleric, Sheikh Abdiweli Ali Elmi Yare in Galkayo. Hassan Ali Nur Shute, the chairman of the Military ...

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14 Nov
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SOMALIA: AL-SHABAAB SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR KILLING SOLDIERS

14 November 2019: a military court in Mogadishu sentenced two Al-Shabaab operatives to death and two others to life imprisonment for the murder of three soldiers and one civilian. The court found Shuheb Abdullahi Mohamed and Sadiq Abdijab Hussein guilty ...

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07 Nov
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Somalia. Five executed

7 November 2019: five men belonging to the Islamic State group and Al Shabaab Amniyaad were publicly executed by firing squad by a local military court in Puntland. The men were identified as Ibrahim Guudow, Farah Said Farah, Abdulkadir Sheikh, ...

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