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• Ownership of public property criminalized

• HRW Calls for an End to Forced Return of Refugees

HARGEISA (Somalilandsun) – Ownership of public property criminalized The president of Somaliland, H.E. Ahmed Mohammed Silanyo has warned against the fraudulent acquisition of public property for personal use.

In a press statement President Silanyo said that he is aware that public property especially buildings have been grabbed by crooked individuals who acquire fake ownership documents of ownership.

Posted on Wednesday, 04 January 2012 18:18

http://somalilandsun.com/index.php/politics/77-ownership-of-public-property-criminalized

HRW Calls for an End to Forced Return of Refugees

The Somaliland authorities should cease forcibly returning refugees and asylum seekers to possible persecution in Ethiopia, Human Rights Watch said today. On December 28, authorities returned 20 Ethiopian refugees and asylum seekers in violation of the fundamental international refugee law prohibition against “refoulement,” the forcible return of anyone to persecution or to a place where their life or freedom is threatened.

Posted on Thursday, 05 January 2012 19:32

http://somalilandsun.com/index.php/component/content/article/79-human-rights-watch-end-forced-return-of-refugees

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