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Somalia Illegally Extradited Citizen to Ethiopia: Parliamentary Report

‘Rendition of ONLF rebel leader, Abdikarim Sheikh Muse (aka Qalbi Dhagax ) to Ethiopia was unlawful; ONLF is not a terrorist organization’ : Somali Parliamentary Commission Report

A looming political crisis. Somalia’s 152 Members of Parliament approved the commission’s findings, while Six MPs rejected, and three abstained.

BY ABDULAZIZ OSMAN | VOA NEWS

The controversial extradition of a prominent ONLF rebel leader to Ethiopia was illegal, a report by a Somali parliamentary commission said Saturday.

Abdikarim Sheikh Muse, a top member of Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF), which is based in Ethiopia, was handed over to Ethiopian authorities on August 28, after he was detained by Somali security forces in the central Somali town of Galkayo on August 23. Continue reading Somalia Illegally Extradited Citizen to Ethiopia: Parliamentary Report

Somalia: Defense Minister and Army Chief Resign

A blow to the Farmaajo-Khayre government

Defense Minister Abdirashid Abdullahi Mohamed (L) and army chief General Mohamed Ahmed Jimale have resigned as Al-Shabaab steps up attacks on army bases across the southern and central parts of the country.

BY MOHAMED OLAD HASSAN | VOA NEWS

Somalia’s defense minister and the country’s military chief, who were leading the fight against Islamist militants, have both resigned from the government, officials said Thursday.

Speaking to VOA Somali, Information Minister Abdurahman Omar Osman said the defense minister, Abdirashid Abdullahi Mohamed, and the army chief, General Mohamed Ahmed Jimale, both submitted their resignations at the government’s weekly cabinet meeting. Continue reading Somalia: Defense Minister and Army Chief Resign

Farmajo’s Betrayal of the Somali People

Will the Somali people forgive Farmajo?

Treasonous Act. By handing ONLF officer Abdikarim Sheikh Muse (Qalbi-Dhagax) to Ethiopia, the government of President Farmaajo has unleashed a collective public fury the likes of which Somalia had never seen. (Photo: Garowe Online)

BY ABUKAR ARMAN | AL JAZEERA

All betrayals are not made equal. In recent weeks, a political disaster of epic proportions has befallen upon Somalia. The Somali government has committed what many – including some of its staunchest supporters – consider a treasonous act. Continue reading Farmajo’s Betrayal of the Somali People

Somalia: ONLF Member Transferred to Ethiopia Was Terrorist, Regional Threat

The government of the puppet Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo is in deep crisis following the declaration of its allegiance to the TPLF regime in Ethiopia.

BY MOHAMED OLAD HASSAN | VOA NEWS

The government of Somalia is defending a controversial decision to hand over a prominent Ogaden rebel leader to authorities in Ethiopia.

The transfer of Abdikarin Sheikh Muse, a top member of the Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF), has sparked a social media uproar and protests against the government by nationalist politicians. Small demonstrations took place in Mogadishu on Monday and at Kenya’s Dadaab camp for Somali refugees on Tuesday. Continue reading Somalia: ONLF Member Transferred to Ethiopia Was Terrorist, Regional Threat

Outrage as Somalia Transfers Citizen to Ethiopia

Ethiopia thanked Commander of Somalia Intelligence Agency, but not the President and PM

Who has the ultimate authority over Mogadishu? Definitely it is President Farmaajo and PM Khayre. But who wields the ultimate power over Somalia? The Commander of Somalia National Intelligence Agency (NISA) and Ethiopia.

BY ABDUR RAHMAN ALFA SHABAN | AFRICANEWS

There is outrage in Somalia following the reported transfer of a citizen to neighbouring Ethiopia. The detention and subsequent transfer of Mr. Abdikarin Sheikh Muse of the Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) has been labeled as a breach of national and international laws. Continue reading Outrage as Somalia Transfers Citizen to Ethiopia