IIDA Launches New Report on the Plights of Minority Women

An event for launching a new report by a Somali civil society organization, IIDA and MRG International was held in Nairobi on Friday. The report documents the plights of women from the minority groups in Somalia and is called  LOOMA OOYAAN, No One Cries for Them. The event was attended by Somali members of parliament […]

Protection Cluster Facts- December 2014

The main protection concerns during the reporting period include forced eviction, GBV cases – especially rape and FGM – child protection violations, and migrants risking their lives by crossing the Arabian Sea due to economic reasons, general instability, lack of freedom of movement, arbitrary detentions and accusations from authorities supporting or belonging to Al Shabaab. […]

Troops Kill a Civilian in Buulo Mareer

Reports from Buulo Mareer in Lower Shabelle say that AMISOM troops killed an innocent civilian who was mentally disturbed after he tried to enter their military base. They shot him several times and he died on the spot. The commissioner of nearby Golweyn town told Danan Radio in Mogadishu about the incident and he confirmed […]