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Organized Corruption: How Government Appointees and Employees Are Pillaging Coffers through their Private Companies

According to Somaliland government records examined by Somaliland Chronicle,...

Petty Theft, Forgery and Assault: How President Bihi Appointed a Common Criminal as a Human Rights Commissioner

The Somaliland National Human Rights Commission has distanced itself...

Somaliland Presidency Awarded No-Bid Contract with Inflated Cost to Redesign and Rebuilt War Memorial

Somaliland Government spent $222,153 US Dollars on the redesign...

President Bihi Pardons 365 Inmates for the Occasion of Independence Day

The President of the Republic of Somaliland HE Muse Bihi Abdi pardoned 365 inmates for the 18 May. The statement from from the President’s office stated that the pardon is for inmates charged with minor offences.

The statement adds that the pardon does not affect civil penalties resulting from their criminal charges as enshrined by the Article 92 of the penal code.

Although the pardon did not specifically mention COVID-19, sources indicate that concerns of the spreading disease is a major concern for the President and may be a factor in his decision to pardon inmates.

This is the second Presidential pardon this year since President Bihi has pardoned 574 inmates on April 1st 2020.

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