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New Constitution Approved (August 09, 2012) by Wendy Zeldin

On August 1, 2012, Somalia's special, 825-member National Constituent Assembly approved a new constitution for the ...

Topic: Constitution
Jurisdiction: Somalia

Action Plan to Eliminate Recruitment and Use of Child Soldiers (July 12, 2012) by Wendy Zeldin

On July 3, 2012, the Transitional Federal Government of Somalia and the United Nations signed an ...

Topic: Children
Jurisdiction: Somalia

Puntland Establishes Piracy Courts and Prisons (April 20, 2011) by Hanibal Goitom

On April 18, 2011, Reuters reported that Somalia's Puntland semi-autonomous regional state will soon put in ...

Topic: Piracy
Jurisdiction: Somalia

Special Courts and Anti-Piracy Law Proposed (January 27, 2011) by Hanibal Goitom

On January 25, 2011, the United Nations special envoy on maritime piracy off the coast of ...

Topic: Piracy
Jurisdiction: Somalia

Prime Minister Plans to End Child Soldiering (November 10, 2010) by Constance Johnson

On November 2, 2010, Somalia's Prime Minister, Mohammed Abdullah I Mohammed, met in Somalia's capital city ...

Topic: Children
Jurisdiction: Somalia

Journalist Gets Six-Year Prison Term for Interviewing Man with Al-Qaeda Links (August 19, 2010) by Hanibal Goitom

On August 14, 2010, in Somalia's Puntland State, a court convicted a journalist affiliated with a ...

Topic: Freedom of the press
Jurisdiction: Somalia

Counterterrorism Law Proposed in Puntland Regional State (July 23, 2010) by Hanibal Goitom

It was reported on July 17, 2010, that the Puntland Council of Ministers unanimously approved a ...

Topic: Terrorism
Jurisdiction: Somalia

Hand Chopped Off of Man Convicted of Theft (September 11, 2009) by Gholam Vafai

In May 2009, the Islamic Sharia court of Kismayo district of Somalia confirmed that Mohamed Omar ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement
Jurisdiction: Somalia

New Law on State of Emergency Adopted (August 25, 2009) by Hanibal Goitom

It was reported on August 20, 2009, that Somalia's Transitional Federal Parliament passed into law a ...

Topic: War
Jurisdiction: Somalia

Puntland State Approves New Constitution (July 06, 2009) by Hanibal Goitom

On June 21, 2009, Somalia's Puntland State's parliament adopted a new constitution which is said to ...

Topic: Constitution
Jurisdiction: Somalia

Court Cuts Off a Man's Hand for Stealing (May 14, 2009) by Hanibal Goitom

It was reported on May 9, 2009, that a court in the port city of Kismayu, ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement
Jurisdiction: Somalia

Sharia Law Declared Law of Land (April 27, 2009) by Hanibal Goitom

It was reported on April 18, 2009, that the Somali Parliament had unanimously voted to make ...

Topic: Legal systems
Jurisdiction: Somalia

Restrictions on Sale of Khat (April 03, 2009) by Hanibal Goitom

It was reported on March 25, 2009, that a law imposed by Al Shebaab, a group ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Drug trafficking
Jurisdiction: Somalia

Sharia Law (March 19, 2009) by Hanibal Goitom

On March 10, 2009, members of the Council of Ministers (Cabinet) of Somalia approved a proposal ...

Topic: Legal systems
Jurisdiction: Somalia

Agreement Reached at Ongoing Peace Talks to Expand Parliament, Extend Transition Period, Address Impunity (December 04, 2008) by Wendy Zeldin

At a meeting that concluded on November 25, 2008, in Djibouti, participants in the High-Level Committee ...

Topic: Peace
Jurisdiction: Somalia

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Last updated: August 09, 2012