Human right campaigns

Press Release: Large Scale Crackdown on Independent Journalists in Somalia

Immediate Press Release (06/12/2022) The Coalition of Somali Human Rights Defenders is gravely concerned the Somali government officials targeting and cracking down on independent Somali journalists who mainly human rights violations by government officials and Al-shabab terrorists in different regions in Somalia. The Somalia government recently warned journalists to independently cover violations perpetrated by al-shabab …

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Somalia: Press Release About the Suicide Explosions in Mogadishu

Immediate Press Release Immediate Press Release (30/10/2022)The Coalition of Somali human rights defenders CSHRDs condemns yesterday’s targeted twin suicide explosions with the strongest terms, the reckelss suicide explosion claimed the lives of innocent people of more than 250 and the number of casualties still continue to increase as many bodies are being recovered from the wreckage …

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Press Release: Journalists Arrested and Tortured for News Coversge

Journalists in Somalia operating at great personal risk. See video in this link for details https://youtu.be/3l3ppHlRnKY The recent attack, attempted murder and the subsequent arrest, torture and confiscation of equipment carried out by the police of Wadajir district, Mogadishu, on Monday morning 18-07-2022 against journalists from Arlaadi Media Network. The police force attacked journalist Mohamed …

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Somalia Elections – CSHRDs & ICJ Joint Press Release.

    Press release Somalia: Peaceful transfer of power following a Presidential election but the country remains fraught with safety concerns Somalia’s new President and the first to serve two non-consecutive terms defeated Mohamed ‘Farmaajo’ Abdullahi Mohamed by 214-110 votes in a third-round runoff. Only 329 members of parliament voted in these elections. It was not …

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Press Release (immediate press release) KDF Massacres unarmed Civilians in Raaskambooni, Somalia.

(Press Release dated; 25 March, 2022) – Kenya defense force kdf that is part of AMISOM has deliberately perpetrated summery & extra judicial killing against non-combatant civilians from the nomad community in Raskamboni (in Kismayo suburb) on 21st March, 2022. The kdf attacked the community and selectively gathered young men and killed them instantly on …

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Press Release (Somalia: Ongoing Elections)

FOR IMMEDIATE PRESS RELEASE March 01, 2022Somalia: Ongoing Elections / MPs elections for the upcoming parliamentThe coalition of Somali human rights defenders CSHRDS www.cshrds.org has been following and monitoring the indirect election process in different regions in Somalia, and as a result of monitoring and observing the ongoing elections; CSHRDs has learnt that there are …

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