SOMHUB

The Somalia Security & Justice Hub (SOMHUB) seeks to contribute to collective learning and knowledge management by actors working on security and justice in Somalia, and to inform policy and legislative reform on security, police accountability and justice sector development based on lessons learned from community-based interventions.

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Somali Affairs: Galmudug state presidential candidates to boycott 30 January elections

Somali Affairs: Galmudug state presidential candidates to boycott 30 January elections

23 Jan 2020

Four candidates of the Galmudug regional state’s presidential elections have announced that they would boycott th...

ISS Africa: Somalia, terrorism and Kenya’s security dilemma

ISS Africa: Somalia, terrorism and Kenya’s security dilemma

22 Jan 2020

Barely two weeks into 2020, al-Shabaab has attacked Kenya five times, leaving scores of Kenyans and foreigners dead...

New York Times: Chaos as Militants Overran Airfield, Killing 3 Americans in Kenya

New York Times: Chaos as Militants Overran Airfield, Killing 3 Americans in Kenya

22 Jan 2020

Armed with rifles and explosives, about a dozen Shabab fighters destroyed an American surveillance plane as it was ...

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National Union of Somali Journalists: Death, Detention and Duress- State of Media Freedom in Somalia 2020

National Union of Somali Journalists: Death, Detention and Duress- State of Media Freedom in Somalia 2020

17 Jan 2020

This report is our annual flagship review of the state of media freedom in Somalia. It summarizes violations and ab...

Center for Policy Analysis: Politicizing the Election Process

Center for Policy Analysis: Politicizing the Election Process

16 Jan 2020

Under the rule of law, governmental and Political leader’s powers are limited by law and can be exercised only on...

Human Rights Watch: World Report 2020- Rights Trends in Somalia

Human Rights Watch: World Report 2020- Rights Trends in Somalia

15 Jan 2020

Ongoing armed conflict, insecurity, lack of state protection, and recurring humanitarian crises exposed Somali civi...

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CDI: Hidden Figures: Supporting Somali Women for Peace

CDI: Hidden Figures: Supporting Somali Women for Peace

20 Nov 2019

Thank you, Global Giving donors.  Your contributions have helped Conflict Dynamics International staff like Rukiya...

Saferworld: Building a peaceful, just and inclusive Somaliland: SDG16+ priorities for action

Saferworld: Building a peaceful, just and inclusive Somaliland: SDG16+ priorities for action

13 Nov 2019

Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 16+ unites efforts to create more peaceful, just and inclusive societies around ...

Joint Police Programme: Project Year 1: Overview and Achievements

Joint Police Programme: Project Year 1: Overview and Achievements

12 Nov 2019

The JPP has delivered achievements beyond the implementation of set outputs, through its successful governance whic...

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The SOMHUB Summary: November 2019’s Top Security and Justice Stories

The SOMHUB Summary: November 2019’s Top Security and Justice Stories

01 Dec 2019

Somaliland’s Democratic Setbacks During November 2019 the Republic of Somaliland, which declared independence fro...

The SOMHUB Summary: October 2019’s Top Security and Justice Stories

The SOMHUB Summary: October 2019’s Top Security and Justice Stories

01 Nov 2019

US and Danaab forces repel Shabaab attack on Baledogle airbase On 30 September 2019, Al Shabaab launched an attack ...

The SOMHUB Summary: September 2019’s Top Security and Justice Stories

The SOMHUB Summary: September 2019’s Top Security and Justice Stories

01 Oct 2019

A broad reconciliation conference was held in Galmudug to prepare for upcoming statewide elections. During Septembe...

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Civilian oversight mechanisms for Somali security forces

Civilian oversight mechanisms for Somali security forces

Organizations such has Saferworld and Legal Action Worldwide have been working for the last several years to introd...

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2 December 2019

BBC: My Bloody Country - BBC Africa Eye documentary

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Joint Police Programme Info Sheet

Joint Police Programme Info Sheet

AFSC 2019 Somalia Brochure

AFSC 2019 Somalia Brochure

USAID Somalia Overview

USAID Somalia Overview

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