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Djibouti: Protect Jailed Air Force Pilot's Rights

0 Visits: 909 | Friday July 03, 2020 - 05:14:15
Allow Peaceful Protests, Protect Media Freedom Djibouti's authorities should impartially investigate alleged mistreatment of a detained former air force pilot and ensure that his due process rights are respected, Human Rights Watch said today. The authorities have repressed peaceful protests that…

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Somalia's Terrorist Taxation & Financing

0 Visits: 1391 | Tuesday May 26, 2020 - 10:56:00
The Somali terrorist group Al-Shabaab partially funds their organization by collecting money from business within the Somali communities and by threating to beat, kill or kidnap those who disobey their orders and fail to pay this false "Islamic Taxation". The taxation is open extortion and for…

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Hormuud Telecom sullied milieu of Civil War Somalia drenched in Islamic radicalism

0 Visits: 1841 | Wednesday March 11, 2020 - 10:07:30
This report, Reaping the Whirlwind: Hormuud Entrepreneurs and the Resurgence of Al-Shabaab, traces the rise of Hormuud in the sullied milieu of Civil War Somalia drenched in Islamic radicalism that birthed Al-Shabaab as Africa's deadliest terrorist group.

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Somalia:Hormuud telecom and Resurgent Al-Shabaab

0 Visits: 2290 | Wednesday March 11, 2020 - 09:35:46
Paradoxically, the gradual revival of the Somali economy and increased funding has spurring Al-Shabaab's recent resurgence. Hormuud was adversely mentioned in a 2018 UN Security Council report as the financier of Al-Shabaab's deadliest terror attack against civilians in Somalia's history.…

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Somalia:Killings, corruption and censorship besiege media freedom

0 Visits: 1915 | Friday February 14, 2020 - 06:46:57
A surge in violent attacks, threats, harassment and intimidation of media workers is entrenching Somalia as one of the most dangerous places in the world to be a journalist, Amnesty International said today.

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Somalia: journalists targeted for speaking out

0 Visits: 1869 | Friday February 14, 2020 - 05:42:52
Nur Ismail Sheikh was an editor in Mogadishu for privately-owned Shaaciye news website. He told Amnesty International that he wrote articles and posted short videos that were critical of senior government officials on his Facebook account. Police arrested him without a warrant in November 2018. He was…

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Somalia Report 2019 focuses on the main developments and key trends in politics, security, economy, social services

0 Visits: 2152 | Friday January 24, 2020 - 00:56:43
Sunatimes.com - The State of Somalia (SOS) Report focuses on the main developments and key trends in politics, security, economy, social services and the role of external actors from 1 January to 31 December 2019. The objective of the report is to: empirically and systemically document key events in…

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International report calls USA to sanction Hormuud telecom as a terrorist Company

0 Visits: 2161 | Monday January 20, 2020 - 14:26:46
This report, Reaping the Whirlwind: Hormuud Entrepreneurs and the Resurgence of Al-Shabaab, traces the rise of Hormuud in the sullied milieu of Civil War Somalia drenched in Islamic radicalism that birthed Al-Shabaab as Africa's deadliest terrorist group.

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Over 16,000 people sign petition asking the UK gov't to revoke Somali singer's visa over "hateful remarks"

0 Visits: 2243 | Wednesday January 01, 2020 - 01:16:01
Waagacusub.com - A UK woman is petitioning her government to revoke the 6-month visa granted to a popular controversial Somali singer who linked Mogadishu's rampant terror attacks to Somali leader's refusal to grant Somaliland autonomy.

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Somalia Largest Mobile Network -Hormuud Telecom Linked among Top Shabaab Financiers

0 Visits: 2284 | Friday November 29, 2019 - 07:09:36
Somalia largest mobile telephone network company, Hormuud Telecom has been linked with entities funding and providing logistical support to the Al-Qaeda affiliated Al-Shabaab. The mobile telephone company has been accused of paying millions of shillings to the jihadist group for protection of its business…

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Somalia:Hormuud telecom tops Al-Shabaab Revenue from Companies

0 Visits: 2263 | Wednesday November 13, 2019 - 00:57:18
But Al-Shabaab derives the bulk of its funding for its operations from taxing business people and most lucrative companies in Mogadishu and control of most businesses in rural Somalia. 51 -Over the years, the terrorist group has established a well-structured and oiled taxation infrastructure supported…

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SOMALIA: Oiling Al-Shabaab's Economic Empire

0 Visits: 2306 | Saturday November 09, 2019 - 04:13:36
Al-Shabaab is more than just a terrorist group. In 2011, its annual revenue was in the region of $70–100 million per year. In 2018, the President of the Somali Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) confirmed that Al-Shabaab collected an estimated $20 million dollars from South Somalia alone.

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Somalia: Hormuud Telecom-Al Shabaab Business Alliance

0 Visits: 2241 | Thursday November 07, 2019 - 08:35:15
Paying taxes and supporting Al-Shabaab activities has enabled Hormuud Telecom to penetrate and set business in areas under the group's control. In certain regions, Hormuud has enjoyed monopoly of mobile communication services under the protection of the militant group. The expansion of their services…

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Somalia A Divided Legacy: Hormuud Telecom and Political Islam

0 Visits: 2452 | Wednesday November 06, 2019 - 04:37:47
The Chairman of Hormuud Telecom Group Ahmed Nur Ali Jim'ale was a kingpin in Al-Shabaab's charcoal-sugar trading cycle that funded its activities. In September 2010, he founded ZAAD, a mobile-to-mobile money-transfer business that struck a deal with Al-Shabaab to make money transfers more anonymous…

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SOMALIA:"41% of workers of Hormuud Telecom, Taaj Express, collaborate directly pay taxes to Al-Shabaab," says the report.

0 Visits: 2310 | Saturday November 02, 2019 - 21:46:11
The fight against Al-Qaida associates, the Al-Shabaab militants could take decades before peace keeping missions accomplish their long-term objectives in Somali, a report launched on Friday in Nairobi states.

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Somalia: Hormuud Telecom and the Al-Shabaab Resurgence

0 Visits: 1893 | Saturday November 02, 2019 - 05:40:46
As of August 2019, Hormuud Telecom had grown to become the largest and most influential telecommunications company in Somalia with thousands of shareholders, employees and huge assets. It was founded in April of 2002 by Ahmed Nur Ali Jim'ale, a key leader in the defunct Somali Islamic Courts Union…

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Somalia:Report Exposes Hormuud Telecom Funding Al-Shabaab, Destroying Safaricom Masts In North Eastern

0 Visits: 1870 | Saturday November 02, 2019 - 03:56:14
As of August 2019, Hormuud Telecom had grown to become the largest and most influential telecommunications company in Somalia with thousands of shareholders, employees and huge assets.

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Somalia:Risk of terrorism financing through mobile money- Hormuud Telesom and Golis ?

0 Visits: 1999 | Friday October 11, 2019 - 12:08:40
-Risk of terrorism financing through mobile money: Al-Shabaab can finance its terrorist activities due to the lack of regulation on mobile money transfers. - Risk of money laundering through mobile money: Money launderers can use mobile money, as they can multiply mobile money accounts without giving…

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Somalia 1000 Suicide Deadly attack: Hormuud Telecom employee responsible for facilitating passage of company vehicles - UN Report

0 Visits: 5263 | Sunday September 08, 2019 - 21:59:20
Annex 2.2: 14 October attack Timeline of the attack1 c.08:00: The large vehicle-borne improvised explosive device (LVBIED), a Fiat TM truck, departs from Afgoye, Lower Shabelle region. The vehicle is stopped at Sinka Dheere checkpoint at KM12, on the outskirts of Mogadishu. Mukhtar Mohamed Hassan Roble2…

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Somalia: List of companies that pay Al-Shabaab most - Hormuud Telecom

2 Visits: 5499 | Tuesday September 03, 2019 - 20:13:06
Al-Shabaab gets a lot of money from Somali business people, especially those in Mogadishu, according to reports published by Washington Post and UN Somalia and Eritrea monitoring group.

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