In late 2015 the Islamist armed group Al-Shabab forcibly abducted Hamza, a 15-year-old boy from the contested town of Merka in southern Somalia, and took him to one of the group’s training camps. After two and half months of…
The authorities, the public, and the militants are all hostile to us. We are like fish in poisonous waters, we can be attacked or killed at any time.
Journalist working in Galkayo, February 2015
Tens of thousands of ethnic Somali civilians living in
eastern Ethiopia's SomaliRegionalState are experiencing
serious abuses and a looming humanitarian crisis in the context of a
little-known conflict between the…