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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Homeland Security Today: ‘Soft-Power’ Counterterrorism: Turkey’s Military Presence in Somalia and Tactical and Operational Implications for Al-Shabaab

Homeland Security Today: ‘Soft-Power’ Counterterrorism: Turkey’s Military Presence in Somalia and Tactical and Operational Implications for Al-Shabaab

24 Mar 2020

The Turkey-Somalia partnership grew amid Somalia’s devastating humanitarian crisis in 2011. The then formed Turke...

Human Rights Watch: High-Profile Jailbreak Undermines Somalia’s Fight for Justice

Human Rights Watch: High-Profile Jailbreak Undermines Somalia’s Fight for Justice

24 Mar 2020

On 31 August 2019, dramatic news emerged that the notorious security minister of Somalia’s Jubaland region had ...

New York Times: Al Qaeda Branch in Somalia Threatens Americans in East Africa — and Even the U.S.

New York Times: Al Qaeda Branch in Somalia Threatens Americans in East Africa — and Even the U.S.

21 Mar 2020

Al Qaeda’s branch in Somalia, the terrorist group’s largest and most active global affiliate, has issued specif...

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Xaqdoon Law Firm (Somaliland): Legal Pluralism, Death Penalty in the Somali Penal Code

Xaqdoon Law Firm (Somaliland): Legal Pluralism, Death Penalty in the Somali Penal Code

16 Mar 2020

The judiciary and justice institutions are concentrated in urban areas with little or no presence in rural and noma...

New Access International: Puntland Situation Report- Somali Law & Policy Program

New Access International: Puntland Situation Report- Somali Law & Policy Program

12 Mar 2020

During February, Puntland State remained relatively stable, although irregular VEO attacks continued, particularly ...

DDG: Baidoa Xeer (Somali)

DDG: Baidoa Xeer (Somali)

12 Mar 2020

This is the documented customary law of Baidoa district, ratified in 2017 through a DDG-faciliated process. Read mo...

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Saferworld: Sustainable community approaches to peacebuilding in securitised environments: case study of Somalia

Saferworld: Sustainable community approaches to peacebuilding in securitised environments: case study of Somalia

24 Feb 2020

Community-based groups – such as community action forums and district peace committees – can play a critical ro...

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 ...

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SOMHUB Presents: The Somalia Customary Justice Resource Centre

SOMHUB Presents: The Somalia Customary Justice Resource Centre

11 Mar 2020

Featured: DDG Lessons Learnt Study on Engaging Somali Customary Institutions Engagement of Somali Customary Institu...

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 ...

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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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3 March 2020

KTN News: "The Big Story" Kenya, Somalia Tiff on the backdrop of Jubaland, FGS forces clash, Part 1

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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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