125 MILLION REASONS WHY THE CONVERSATION ON HUMANITARIAN RESPONSE IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN EVER

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125 MILLION REASONS WHY THE CONVERSATION ON HUMANITARIAN RESPONSE IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN EVER  When more than 125 million people are in need of humanitarian aid, it’s clear the international community must do more to end suffering and strengthen resilience. Behind […]

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GSD IS DEEPLY CONCERNED OVER KENYA’S UNILATERAL DECISION TO FORCIBLY REPATRIATE THE SOMALI REFUGEES IN DADAAB AND KAKUMA

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Friday, 13 May 2015: Somali diaspora are quite concerned that Kenya’s decision to close Dabaab refugee camp and that many innocent people, who are no threat to Kenya’s security, will be unjustifiably and violently forced out from where they now […]

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“PUTTING YOUR LIFE ON THE LINE AND RISKING YOURSELF TO THE PERILOUS JOURNEYS IN THE MEDITERRANEAN SEA CANNOT BE JUSTIFIED”

PHOTO BY ZAHRA CARTE, COURTESY OF ABDINUR MOHAMED AHMED. After the latest news of a Europe-bound ship sinking in the Mediterranean Sea resulting in hundreds of deaths, Somali journalist Abdinur Mohamed Ahmed is encouraging people to stay home. A week after more […]

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‘WEILL MAKE OUR COUNTRY GREAT AGAIN’ : PROJECT SHOWS TRUE FACE OF SOMALIS

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 A Somali boy jumps between old fishing boats near Mogadishu’s harbour. Photograph: Handout/Reuters Ndesanjo Macha for Global Voices, part of the Africa network  For many people it is easy to stereotype Somalis as agents of terrorism, annoying refugees, gun-wielding pirates […]

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MEET ILHAN OMAR, WHO COULD BE THE FIRST SOMALI-AMERICAN ELECTED FOR STATE REPRESENTATIVE SEAT

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Ilhan Omar, 33, is a Somali-American  and she’s running to be a state representative in Minnesota. She was 14 years old when she began taking her Somali grandfather to state caucuses, acting as his translator. After earning her degree in […]

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