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MIAMI (CN) - A federal judge temporarily blocked the government from deporting a group of Somali immigrants who say they were shackled and handcuffed for two days by immigration officials during a failed deportation attempt last month. In a ruling issued Friday in Miami federal court, U.S. District Judge ...
A federal judge in Miami ruled Friday that his court has jurisdiction to hear a lawsuit challenging the deportation of 92 Somalis who are in detention centers in Florida. The undocumented men and women were on a botched deportation flight on Dec. 7 bound for Somalia that was rerouted back to the U.S. ...

The U.N. refugee and migration agencies say the bodies of at least 30 Somalis and Ethiopians were found drowned this week off the Yemeni coast near Aden. They are believed to have ... Survivors say the overcrowded boat was packed with 152 Somalis and Ethiopians heading for Djibouti. They tell aid ...
"Mostly the Somalis are political animals, and we like all things politics," says Hassan Abukar, a Somali cultural commentator who lives in the U.S. and works as a court interpreter. "This new song is basically taking us away from any discourse in politics, all these divisions that as a community we always talk ...
The United Nations says more than half of Somalia's population is in need of emergency aid due to a major drought and worsening conflict. Millions have been forced from their homes and hundreds of thousands of children have been left malnourished. The UN says the situation will worsen unless it ...
Trump's reversal of long-standing immigration policies was bound to impact the Somalis, one of the largest African immigrant communities in the US. Over the last few years, Somalis in the US have become the microcosm of the debate surrounding immigration, refugee resettlement, and national security.

The Somalis have filed a lawsuit against ICE to stop their immediate deportations. In addition to the ACLU, they are represented by the Immigration Clinic at the University of Miami school of Law, Americans for Immigrant Justice, the James H. Binger Center for New Americans at the University of Minnesota ...
Dadaab, a complex of camps in northern Kenya that have sheltered hundreds of thousands of Somalis for a generation, remains one of the biggest refugee settlements in the world. However, its population has fallen dramatically in recent years. Kenya has repeatedly threatened to close the camp, including ...
MIAMI -- A Miami federal judge has further halted the expulsion of 92 Somalis suing the U.S. government for turning them into potential targets of an extremist group with a botched deportation flight. Judge Darrin Gayles said he will decide by Jan. 22 whether he can grant them a longer stay while they ...
Somalis who allege they were beaten on a deportation flight asked a Miami judge Monday to allow them to stay in the United States while they seek review of their removal orders. Plaintiffs attorneys argue it would be dangerous for the 92 detainees to return to Somalia, particularly after widespread press ...
Having teetered on the brink of famine throughout much of 2017, rain over the final three months of the year was expected to bring much-needed relief to millions of people in Somalia. Unfortunately, the October-December rains failed to arrive. What was supposed to be three months of rainfall amounted to ...
Kuala Lumpur - The initiative by Islamic Relief Malaysia (IRM) to build wells in Somalia is not only aimed at supplying water to the locals but also for farming and development in the strife-torn country. So far IRM has dug more that 40 wells which has helped development in several areas including ...
The Somali community resident in Isiolo county on Sunday held their first ever cultural and heritage night. They danced the night away to traditional music and artefacts were on display. A Somali women's group popularly known as Al-Dajir organised the event. young people had feel of their culture that is ...
Johannesburg -- Ninety-two Somalis sat bound and shackled on an airplane for nearly two days, some urinating on themselves, during a botched U.S. deportation attempt, a class-action lawsuit filed in the United States says. U.S. immigration agents "kicked, struck, choked and dragged detainees" ...
After Somalis killed 29 Oromos, the latter retaliated in a revenge attack and killed 32 Somalis. The Oromia government spokesman Adisu Arega said in a facebook post (in Amharic) that the clashes took place in the region's Hawi Gudina and Daro Lebu districts. The attacks come just a week after 16 people ...
Most of the people deported or removed from the U.S. are from Mexico. There were nearly 129,000 deportations to Mexico in 2017, followed by Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador and Haiti. But if you scroll down that list, Somalia is number 13. The number of Somali deportations pales in comparison to the ...
In fiscal year 2016, 198 Somalis were deported, rising to 521 in 2017. The sudden rounding-up of Somali immigrants with long-established ties to their community echoes Ice's attempt to deport more than 200 Iraqi Christians in June. A federal judge halted those deportations because of the "extraordinarily ...

Reports reaching Radio Dalsan from the Oromia region in Ethiopia say that up to 65 people who are all Ethiopian Somalis were killed in Gadule, a small town in Darullow district. However, the head of information of Eastern Harerge district in the Oromia region Mr Abdirizack Mohamed who spoke to Oromo, ...
At least 61 people have been killed in clashes between different ethnic groups in Ethiopia's Oromia region since Thursday, officials said. It is not clear what caused the latest violence between ethnic Somalis and Oromos. But it comes after soldiers shot dead 16 ethnic Oromos at a protest on Tuesday, ...
Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) kept 92 Somali immigrants chained on an airplane for 46 hours in "slave ship" conditions during a botched attempt to deport them back to Somalia earlier this month, detainees and advocates say. The plane carrying the Somalis--chartered by the ICE Air ...
Mohamed Hussein arrived in Minnesota as an infant more than 20 years ago. On Thursday morning, he was taken from the United States in shackles on a plane bound for Somalia, a country he's never seen, where he knows no one. Detained in September after he reported for a regular check-in with ...
Ninety-two Somali citizens were flown out of the United States under orders of deportation on Thursday, but their plane never made it to Somalia. The flight landed in the West African country of Senegal and, facing logistical problems, was rerouted back to the United States. It was an unexpected, 5,000-mile ...
Michael Keating, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the UN Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM), briefs the Security Council. UN Photo/Loey Felipe. Print. 24 January 2018 - Grappling with turbulent politics, persisting terrorism and the risk of famine, Somalia must make 2018 a year of ...
Somalians on social media are outdoing each other as they take on the BarBar challenge that was inspired by a music video of the same title by Canada based Somali artist, Al Fannan Oomaar. ADVERTISING. inRead invented by Teads. In the video which has since gone viral garnering over two million ...
Hundreds of non-native residents of Mandera county have resorted to using government vehicles to travel to their homes ahead of the Christmas festivities. This follows a directive by bus companies that they will not offer services to the non-natives for fear of being targetted by Shabaab militants.
But Christianson's name and past deeds dominated the proceedings. At issue: The council member, now in his sixth term, had apparently been caught "liking" offensive content on facebook, including negative -- and, let's just take a wild guess: fake -- stories about immigrants and minorities. As outlined by ...
Hundreds of Somalis took to the streets of the capital Mogadishu to protest US President Donald Trump controversial decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, Radio Dalsan reports. Protestors gathered at the K4 junction chanting anti Trump and Pro Palestine slogans. "The US and Israel ...
Ninety-two Somali citizens were flown out of the United States under orders of deportation on Thursday, but their plane never made it to Somalia. The flight landed in the West African country of Senegal and, facing logistical problems, was rerouted back to the United States. It was an unexpected, 5,000-mile ...
There are several factors prompting Somalis to immigrate to Minnesota as opposed to other states, Ibrahim said. Following the outbreak of war in Somalia, refugee agencies resettled in Minnesota Somalis fleeing the conflict. That caused word to spread among the Somali community that Minnesota was a ...
The men, who range in age from their early 30s to early 50s, told their lawyers that when they were moved from the Elk River detention facility, the plane landed at least three other times and the people picked up by immigration agents were either Latinos or Somalis. All were taken to Louisiana. One of the ...
FILE - In this Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017 file photo, Somalis remove the body of a man killed in a blast in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia. The final death toll from the Oct. 14 massive truck bombing in Somalia's capital is 512 people, according to a report by the committee tasked with looking into the country's ...
Since assuming the Oval Office, President Trump has done everything possible to fulfill his campaign promise to make America a country that doesn't welcome refugees and immigrants, beginning with his Muslim ban. His relentless campaigns of bitter Propaganda have instilled an intolerance of refugees in ...
On Sunday, 20-year-old Mahad Abdiraham stabbed two brothers who were shopping at the Mall of America, according to a criminal complaint. 0. On Monday, legendary Hollywood shitheel James Woods tweeted a video depicting Somalis at the Mall of America. Are these things connected? EVERYTHING ...
One of the groups he targeted the most was Somalis, the majority of whom in the United States reside in the Minneapolis/St. Paul metropolitan area of Minnesota. However, Somali-Americans are far from stereotypical portrayals that cast them as unwilling to assimilate, or condoning and encouraging ...
Somalis carry away a man injured after a car bomb was detonated in Mogadishu, Somalia Son Oct 28, 2017. Farah Abdi Warsameh / AP.
Something extraordinary happened in the hours after the massive bomb attack that killed 358 people and wounded hundreds more in ...
The bombing is being described as Somalia's 9/11, and the tragedy has Somalis taking stock. Here's NPR's Eyder Peralta. EYDER PERALTA ...
Somalis commemorate the victims of the Mogadishu truck-bomb attack that left more than 350 people dead. Photograph: Mohamed ...
Mogadishu - Thousands of Somalis prayed in Mogadishu on Friday at a symbolic funeral for more than 300 people killed by the country's ...
Abu Dhabi- The United Arab Emirates, UAE, on Wednesday announced it would bear the treatment cost of 100 Somalis who were injured in ...
Mogadishu, (Xinhua) -- An estimated 1 million people have been forced to flee their homes this year by conflict and severe drought ravaging ...
The UAE will cover treatment costs for 100 Somalis injured in Saturday's massive truck bomb in Mogadishu and will care for the children injured ...
Almost a week after Mogadishu's deadliest bombing, Somalis took to the streets to protest the al-Shabab terrorist group, which Somalia's ...
Somalis have taken to the streets to protest the weekend bombing which killed 300 people and injured 400 others. Source: AAP. 30 MINS AGO ...
The attack killed 302 people and injured 429 more, according to local ambulance services, making it one of the world's deadliest terror attacks ...
What usually happens on social media after a terrorist attack? A hashtag circulates beginning with "Pray for..." or "I am...". Users share images ...
The streets of Mogadishu, rocked by a massive bomb blast on Saturday, already bear the scars of many years of violence and instability.
Somalis are seeking support for the capital's only free ambulance service, Aamin Ambulance, which has offered first aid to bombing victims for ...
religious leaders and advocates in Minnesota's large Somali community are condemning an attack in Somalia that killed more than 300 ...
Somalis walk past the wreckage of vehicles at the scene of a blast in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017. (AP Photo/Farah ...


 

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