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By SomalilandPress On Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013

Somalia’s Next Phase Should Include Accountability for War Criminals

Last week, the U.S. government recognized a government of Somalia for the first time since 1991. In his remarks to Secretary of State Clinton, President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud spoke of Somalia emerging from a period More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Saturday, April 10th, 2010

It’s mad, mad…mad granny’s world – boycott her concerts

Never before have I felt disgusted with a Somali singer’s behavior—a singer whom I once admired so much that I rushed to stage to get her autograph and to inform her that I have always been a big fan of her More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Friday, February 19th, 2010

Samatar Monster Next Door

For many, mention of Somalia conjures images of a smoldering Blackhawk helicopter and AK-47-wielding pirates loaded onto an antique skiff. What may not come to mind as quickly is the idea that the tipping point More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Saturday, January 30th, 2010

Supporters of Somali Torture Survivors File Amici Curiae Briefs with the Supreme Court in Samantar v. Yousuf

WASHINGTON, DC (Somalilandpress) — CJA announced today that nine amicus curiae briefs were filed with the United States Supreme Court yesterday in support of the respondents in the case of Samantar v. Yousuf, More...

By Hassan Ali On Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

USA: Court to weigh lawsuit against former Somali PM

HARGEISA, 1 October 2009 (Somalilandpress) – The Supreme Court will consider throwing out a human rights lawsuit against a former prime minister of Somalia who is accused of overseeing killings and other atrocities. The More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Thursday, July 9th, 2009

Hussein Samatar Becomes First Somali Honored – Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal

Minneapolis, Jul 10 2009 (Somalilandpress) — Executive Director Hussein Samatar is a recipient of the 2009 Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal’s Minority Business Awards for his leadership with the African More...

By Hassan Ali On Monday, June 22nd, 2009

Is Said Samatar Mourning The Death Of Somali Literature Or The Death Of His Views On Somali Literature?

Hargeisa, 22 June 2009 (Somalilandpress) – There are scholars one can disagree with and learn nothing from them, for example the two Samatar brothers (Abdi Ismail Samatar and Ahmad Ismail Samatar). There are More...