Somalia


The Refugees Seeking Asylum In Yemen

Last month, the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) launched a campaign to spread awareness about Yemen’s refugee crisis. Whilst most people might think about people fleeing war-torn Yemen, this campaign addresses the dangers of refugees, mainly from Ethiopia and Somali, making the harrowing journey to Yemen to seek asylum. According […]


International Community Faces Largest Humanitarian Crisis Since UN Formation

More than 20 million are at risk of famine across South Sudan, Yemen, Nigeria and Somalia, with the UN stating the food crisis is the largest since 1945. The famine is predominately man-made, following years of violent conflict and a problematic lack of humanitarian response in the four war-torn, poverty-stricken […]


Hawaiian Demur Against Trump’s Travel Ban

Trump’s controversial travel ban has been under attack since the day it was implemented. Now, on the 8th of March, Hawaii has become the first state to sue the revised version of the ban, on the basis of the violation of the constitution and federal law. Douglas Chin, Hawaii’s Attorney General, […]


Refugees And The Right: What Steve Bannon’s Appointment Means For Refugees And Asylum Seekers

President Trump’s infamous Muslim ban, the apogee of his anti-Islam campaign rhetoric has rightly attracted criticism and analysis in the three weeks since the executive order was signed on January 27. The order barred citizens from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Syria and Yemen from entry into the US for 90 […]


New Somali President: A Brighter Future?

On Wednesday February 8th, Mohamed Abdullahi “Farmajo” Mohamed was declared the new president of Somalia. His victory comes after the former President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud was defeated in the second round of the election. The voting process was very tight with high security. Somalia faced many challenges due to its […]