On 18th September

On 18th September 2016

On 18th September, debate held in Hargeisa was attended by students, academics, elders, civil society members and other people. The debate discussed the compatibility of human rights and democracy with Somali customary law. The aim of the debate was to sensitize human rights and democracy with the public by facilitating experts of customary law to dialogue with human rights experts in public place where the participants are enabled to engage in the debate by asking questions and presenting comments.

On 8th March 2016

On 8th March 2016, Human Rights Centre held concert at Hido Dhawr to celebrate the International Women’s Day. The event was participated by 88 people consisting of women and men. Women who play leading role in government institutions, nongovernment organizations and businesses attended the event. Sahra Halgan, famous singer, led a team of musicians who entertained the participants with Somali songs.

On 12th February 2016

On 12th February 2016, Human Rights Centre conducted a public debate on criminalization of media. This has been a sensitive and complex issue since the dictatorship system of Siyad Bare regime which repressed the free media and freedom of expression. The debate was participated by government officials, university students, civil society organizations, academics, journalists, Somaliland Journalists Association (SOLJA) and media houses.

On 14th January 2015

On 14th January 2015, Human Rights Centre conducted a worth and treasured debate on human rights and Islam that was aimed to discuss and debate in-depth the concept of universality of human rights and Islam. The debate was open and was participated by different groups of the society including, sheikhs, academics and university students from Gollis University, University of Hargeisa, Alpha University and Admas University.