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An Open Letter to Donald Trump by an 18-Year-Old Muslim American Student

College student Amara Majeed has a message for the presidential candidate before tonight’s Republican debate.

Dear Mr. Trump, My name is Amara Majeed, and I am an 18-year-old Muslim American. I was born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland, and my parents are Sri Lankan immigrants. To give you some background about myself: I am an activist and feminist. I am the author of The Foreigners, a book written in an […]

July 29th, 2016 | Posted in English News,Wararka | Read More »

Somalia controbutes to the development of the Horn and Eastern Africa Regional Strategy for Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism (P/CVE)

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Addis Ababa, 26 July 2016 – Somalia has shared its experience, knowledge and views to IGAD member states plus Tanzania as the Horn and Eastern Africa plans to develop a Regional Strategy for Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism (P/CVE). Since Somalia has already developed an inclusive process to devise a comprehensive national P/CVE strategy, Hon […]

July 27th, 2016 | Posted in English News,Wararka | Read More »

Somali-Canadian legal professionals condemns the brutal death of Abdirahman Abdi

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TORONTO, July 26, 2016 /CNW/ – “Police officers who engage in excessive force should be removed from their duties and charged”, urges the Canadian Association of Somali Lawyers (“CASL”), a national organization of Somali-Canadian legal professionals. According to reports, Mr. Abdirahman Abdi, a mentally disabled Somali-Canadian man, was unarmed and allegedly brutally beaten by several […]

July 27th, 2016 | Posted in English News,Wararka | Read More »

Pictures: Big Inauguration Ceremony for Ugaas Xasan held in Beledweyne town

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Beledweyne(NEWSOMALI)-One of the most respected tribal Chief in Somali Community, Ugaas Xasan Ugaas Khalif Ugaas Rooble has been inaugurated for holding the leadership service on Monday after very color occasion held in Beledweyne town in Hiiraan region in central Somalia, NEWSOMALI reported. High profile delegations from Somali Federal Government, International Community, AMISOM, and Somali diaspora […]

July 25th, 2016 | Posted in English News,Wararka | Read More »

Campaign for House seat divides Minnesota’s Somali community, even as it confirms political stature

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When Mahamoud Wardere made a bid for mayor of Minneapolis in 2001, he knew he wasn’t going to win. All he wanted was to introduce his then little-known Somali-American community to more Minnesotans. At the time, Somalis were a relatively small but growing community of refugees still reeling from the civil war that uprooted them […]

July 21st, 2016 | Posted in English News,Wararka | Read More »

Police cleared in immigration detainee’s death

Abdurahman Ibrahim Hassan.  (SUPPLIED PHOTO)

The SIU has cleared two Peterborough police officers in the death of Abdurahman Ibrahim Hassan Friday, same day a coroner’s inquest was called. More than a year after Abdurahman Ibrahim Hassan died in immigration custody, Ontario’s police watchdog has cleared the officers responsible for guarding him at a hospital from any wrongdoing. On Friday, the […]

July 16th, 2016 | Posted in English News,Wararka | Read More »

Turkish army group announces takeover on TV

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An army group in Turkey says it has taken over the country, with soldiers at strategic points in Istanbul and jets flying low in the capital, Ankara. A statement read on TV said a “peace council” now ran the country and there was a curfew and martial law. It is unclear who the group is […]

July 16th, 2016 | Posted in English News,Wararka | Read More »

Nobel Prize Winner Malala in World’s Largest Refugee Camp

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DADAAB, Kenya — Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai is spending her 19th birthday in Kenya in the world’s largest refugee camp? to draw attention to the global refugee crisis, especially as the Dadaab camp faces pressure to close Malala’s spokesman, Taylor Royle, said the education activist has been in contact via Skype with a group of […]

July 12th, 2016 | Posted in English News,Wararka | Read More »

The Right Path (Tubta Toosan) – Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) have a huge role to Prevent or Countering Violent Extremism in Somalia

Hon Mustafa Duhulow, CVE Coordinator for Somalia and Hon Ibrahim Isak Yarrow

Mogadishu, 10 July 2016 – Hon Mustafa Duhulow, CVE Coordinator for Somalia praises the efforts of Hon Ibrahim Isak Yarrow, Chairperson of South-West Better Life Association (SBLA) for his leadership to implement CVE programs and activities in Baidoa, the temporary capital of South-West State of Somalia. Hon Duhulow and Hon Yarrow met and discussed in […]

July 10th, 2016 | Posted in English News,Wararka | Read More »

My mom was once single and homeless. That’s why she does this job –

RadioActive producer Hanad Jama with his mother Nimo Husien / Credit Credit KUOW Photo / Colleen McDevitt

Who are helpers? Often it’s people who know how much it means to be helped. Like my mother, Nimo Husien. She runs a daycare from our house for single mothers and immigrant families. Why? Because she was once a single mother and a refugee. It was hard for her, but now she wants to give […]

July 3rd, 2016 | Posted in English News,Wararka | Read More »

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