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Saturday, April 15, 2017

Somaliland: HRC calls on the government to release detained opposition politicians

(Hargeisa) - Somaliland government should immediately release two detained opposition politicians, Human Rights Centre said today in a press release.

On 11th April the police arrested Mohamed Sidiiq Dhame, the Youth Wing leader of Waddani opposition party, and Yonis Ahmed Yonis, the Sports Secretary of Waddani, from the regional office of the party in Hargeisa.
Today, a judge at Hargeisa regional court remanded them seven days into custody. They are charged of anti-national propaganda, and association for purpose of committing crimes, according to the initial charges submitted to the court.



On 11th April, the local government in Hargeisa demolished perimeter fences of houses in one of the streets in the centre of Hargeisa. The residents demonstrated against the demolitions. The two jailed politiciansaccused the government for the demolition of the perimeter fences.

The opposition blamed the local government of demolishing the fences to make a way for access to a hotel allegedly owned by the First Lady. The mayor of Hargeisa speaking to the media denied the allegations and said the demolitions were routine municipality work not intended for the hotel.
“We are very concerned about the detentions of critical voices. Currently Abdirahman Arab Daud, a journalist with Hangool News website, is in detention for article published in the website accusing the police commissionaire of clannism and nepotism,” Guleid Ahmed Jama, the chairperson of Human Rights Centre said.
Human Rights Centre calls on the government of Somaliland to release the detained politicians and journalist Abdirahman Arab Daud.

Guleid Ahmed Jama
Chairperson of Human Rights Centre
Mobile: +252759283208

Guleid Ahmed Jama
Chairperson of Human Rights Centre
Mobile: +252759283208
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Xaruntu Xuquuqal Insaanku waxaay ugu baaqaysaa dawladda inay xorriyadooda u soo celiso laba siyaasi oo xidhan
Xarunta Xuquuqal Insaanku waxaay ugu baaqaysaa dawladda Somaliland inay xoriyadooda u soo celiso siyaasiyiin mucaarad ah oo xidhan.
Maxamed Sidiiq Dhame, gudoomiyaha Garabka Dhalinyarada iyo Yoonis Axmed Yoonis, Xoghayaha Ciyaaraha ee xisbiga mucaaradka ah ee Waddani waxa laga xidhay xafiiska Waddani ee gobolka Hargeisa 11kii April 2017.
 Maanta ayaay Maxkamadda Gobolka Hargeysa rumaan garaysa todob cisho oo xadhig ah. Waxa lagu eedeeyey inay dacaayad been ah fidiyeen iyo inay ka qayb galeen isku soo bax looga dan lahaa in dembi lagu galo, sida ay sheegayso eedaha hordhaca ah ee loo soo gudbiyay maxkamadda.
 11ki April ayay Dawladda Hoose ee Hargeysa burburisay deyrar guryo ku yaal seked badhtamaha Hargeysa. Dad degan guryahaas ayaa ka mudaharaaday burburinta. Labada siyaasi ee la xidhay waxaay ku canbaareeyeen dawladda burburinta deyrarka.
 Mucaaradku waxaay dawladda hoose ku eedeeyeen inay u burburisay deyrarka si ay ugu banayso hudheel la sheegay inay leedahay Marwadda Koowaad. Duqa Hargeysa oo warbaahinta la hadlay wuu beeniyay eedaas isaga oo sheegay inay ka mid tahay hawlaha caadiga ah ee dawladda hoose ku banayso wadooyinka ee aanay ahayn mid hudheelka loo sameeyey.
 Xarunta Xuquuqal Insaanku aad bay uga walaacsan tahay xadhiga loo gaysto dadka dawladda dhaliila. Hada waxa xidhan suxufi Cabdiraxmaan Carab Daauud oo ka tirsan Hangool News. Waxa loo xidhay eedo ku saabsan warbixin uu qoray bogga interneetka ee Hangool News oo ku eedeyey Taliyaha Booliiska qabyaalad iyo eex.
 Xaruntu waxaay ugu baaqaysaa dawladda inay xorriyadooda u soo celiso labada siyaasi ee xidhan, iyo suxufi Cabdiraxmaan Carab Daauud.
Guleid Ahmed Jama
Chairperson of Human Rights Centre
Mobile: +252759283208

Guleid Ahmed Jama
Chairperson of Human Rights Centre
Mobile: +252759283208