Monthly Archives: December 2013

Police say Indian gang raped twice in hours

A young woman was raped by two apparently unrelated groups of men only hours apart on Christmas night, officials say,The incident comes only days after the anniversary of the fatal gang rape of a woman on a bus in Delhi … Continue reading

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Somalia bans Christmas celebrations

The Somali Government has banned celebration of Christian festivities in the country. A directive released on Tuesday by the Ministry of Justice and Religious Affairs stated that no Christian festivities could be held in Somalia. The Director General of the … Continue reading

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Shir looga hadlayo arrimaha xaquuqda haweenka oo dalka Jabuuti ka furmay

Shir Looga Hadlayo arrimaha Xuquuqda Haweenka ayaa ka furmay dalka Jabuuti kaasi oo soo qaban qaabiyeen Wasaaradda Arrimaha Bulshada & Xafiiska  Jinsiga Ee AMISOM Shirkan ayaa socon doono muddo 4-cisho ah ayaa waxaa looga hadlayaa arrimaha xaquuqda haweenka iyo sidii … Continue reading

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Busia rape victim’s kin threatened

                    A defilement victim ‘Liz’, from Tingolo village in Busia who is set to undergo two operations, spine and fistula, following a defilement ordeal by six men on June 26, is … Continue reading

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Online feminists are taking on the trolls Online feminist movements are fighting harassment and abuse on the internet.

There are corners of the internet that are shady and mysterious – you never go there for fear of what you might find. It is worse if you dare to be noticeably female while exploring them. Your user name, your avatar, … Continue reading

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Somali pop idol offers escape to Somali youth

After more than two decades of conflict, some semblance of normality is returning to the Somalia capital, Mogadishu. A UN-backed government is consolidating its control of the city, and services such as rubbish collection and traffic lights have been restored. … Continue reading

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Somali refugees fear forcible return from Kenya as hunger looms

A woman waits for her turn to collect her ration of food during a distribution exercise at a United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) centre in Dagahale, one of the several refugee settlements in Dadaab, Garissa County, northeastern Kenya, October 8, 2013. REUTERS/Siegfried … Continue reading

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