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  • Somaliland CyberSpace - very comprehensive resources regarding Somaliland including political commentary, history, culture, FAQ, archives, media coverage and more.
  • Somaliland on the Web - includes the Somaliland Sovereignty Manifesto, flag, maps and news.
  • Somaliland-Canadian Society of Metro Toronto
  • Government and Politics - From Library of Congress. USA.
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  • Amnesty International Report 1999: Somalia
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           features national culture, history, religion, and land and natural resource information
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          History of the Golan Heights
  • Damascus Online
          Damascus: Its culture, history + Somalian music and poems
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          Historical and political texts relating to Somalia
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  • InfoPlease Atlas: Somalia
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    IFRCInternational Federation of
    Red Cross and Red Crescent

    Newsfeed Newsfeed: Somalia
    MUST SEE !What Extremists Are Saying
    The CENTCOM website OSIF/OSINT sources

  • Somalia Country Profile
  • Mbendi Country Profile - Somalia
  • Somalia History
  • home page
  • Muqdisho Net
  • Somaligov.Com - Somalia Official Website
  • ABC Country Book of Somalia
  • Soamlia History Economy Government
  • ArabNet, Somalia
  • World Reference - Somalia
  • The Washington Post: Somalia
  • Index on Africa Country Information about Somalia
  • SESRTCIC InfoBase Relevant Travel Information
  • Demobilizing Most of the SNM Military Forces and Transferring the Rest of SNM Military Forces to Our Government Abdulkarim Ahmed Guleid, 31 July 1991.
  • Draft Constitution for the Republic of Somalia (Southern Somalia), 20 February 1995
  • Draft Treaty for Creating the Transitional Federation of Somalia and Somaliland 1995
  • Davies, Rick - Mogadishu Images from the Past A cartographic and photographic record of Mogadishu, Somalia, from the late 18th century to 1990. This page has been created and maintained by Rick Davies, a resident of the city in the 1980s." Brief history, historical photographics (many postcards).
    See also Peter Brown's Mogadishu photographs.
  • International Resource Group on Disarmament and Security in the Horn of Africa (IRG) "an effort to engage civil society groups and individuals in exploring alternative approaches to security policy." Has full text reports on the Horn of Africa military profiles, Kenya, Somalia, Somaliland, Sudan, Uganda. From Project Ploughshares, Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies, Waterloo, Canada. Has reports on Civil-Military Relations in Somaliland and Northeast Somalia, Conflict Resolution in Somaliland.
  • Journal of Humanitarian Assistance A free e-journal based at University of Bradford, Bradford, U.K.. Has full text articles on Burundi, Rwanda, Zaire. Also articles on Somalia, Uganda, Tanzania, Mozambique and Zimbabwe.
  • (formerly Magellan Geographix) Based in Santa Barbara, California. Has African country maps, city maps, a Somali ethnic group map, etc.
  • Readers' Digest - "Desert Flower" - Waris Dirie and Cathleen Miller Excerpt from the book, "Desert Flower," by Somali fashion model, Waris Dirie, Special Ambassador for the Elimination of Female Genital Mutilation for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). Includes links on FGM.
  • Djibnet, Nomad's Land In French. Extensive annotated directory on all aspects of Djibouti, Somalia. Based in Villejuif, France.
  • Travel Document Systems, Somalia A Journalist in Somalia
  • Michael Maren Education in Somalia
  • Awdal University Somalia

  • Amnesty International - Local and human rights information on Somalia
  • Stanford University African studies
  • University of Pennsylvania Somalia Page
  • Djibouti Somali Peace process
  • Puntland Intelligentsia Network
  • IRIN Today's humanitarian news by the UN Regional Information Network
  • Helps individuals win asylum. Has the legal requirements for asylum in countries around the world and full text documents to aid in seeking asylum. Has a section on Somalia with full text documents, in Adobe PDF, covering clan membership, human rights reports to aid those seeking asylum.
  • Canada. Dept. of Foreign Affairs & International Trade Travel Information & Advisory Reports
  • Canada. Ministry of National Defence. Commission of Inquiry the Deployment of Canadian Forces to Somalia Full text of the Report. "During the deployment of Canadian troops, events transpired in Somalia that impugned the reputations of individuals, Canada's military and, indeed, the nation itself. Those events, some of them by now well known to most Canadians, included the shooting of Somali intruders at the Canadian compound in Belet Huen, the beating death of a teenager in the custody of soldiers from 2 Commando of the Canadian Airborne Regiment (CAR), an apparent suicide attempt by one of these Canadian soldiers,..."
  • Carter Center Brief information on the Carter Center and Somalia.
  • Cato Institute Public policy institute, supports "limited government, free markets, individual liberty, and peace". Has a short report, Setting a Dangerous Precedent in Somalia, by Ted G. Carpenter (Foreign Policy Briefing No. 20, 1992) and The Somali Crisis: Time for an African Solution, by George Ayittey (Policy Analysis No. 205, 1994).
  • Centre for the Strategic Initiatives of Women
    (Washington, D.C.)" In the Horn of Africa, CSIW's strengthens women's political participation in civil society for peace, democracy and human rights." Has a directory of Horn of Africa women's groups, maps. Full text reports on - Women's Right in Islam (Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan); The Culture and Tradition of Women in Somalia; Women's Work in Peace: Lessons from Training Projects in the Horn of Africa.
  • Clandestine Radio Intel Web
    A directory with radio frequencies of rebel, clandestine radio stations in Africa and elsewhere. Has a Nov. 2000 report on "Somalia: Militia Radio Stations Remain Clandestine" which includes a directory of radio stations. Has a directory of inactive radio stations.
  • Clarke, Walter Sheldon - Humanitarian Intervention in Somalia
    A bibliography. Clarke was Deputy Director of the U.S. Liaison Office in Mogadishu, 1993, Charge d'Affaires at the U.S. Embassy, Djibouti, and a former Senior Foreign Service Officer.
  • Cold War International History Project (Washington, D.C.) Established at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, supports the release of historical materials by governments, seeks to disseminate new perspectives on Cold War history. Has full text reports - Anatomy of a Third World Cold War Crisis.
  • Committee to Protect Journalists
    Has a report on Somalia and keyword search facility to locate other reports.
  • Conciliation Resources (Lancaster House, London) is a service for conflict resolution and prevention with a program on Somaliland. It's Occasional Papers series includes a Report on Peace-Making Initiative in Somaliland, April 1995-January 1997.
  • Daallo Airlines Private-sector airline operating in in Somaliland and Djibouti. Established in Djibouti in March 1991 with executive offices in Dubai - U.A.E.

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