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Jigjiga Crisis

Mahlet Fasil Addis Abeba, January 30/2019 – Federal prosecutors have today charged 47 individuals, including ex-Somali regional state president Abdi Muhamud Omer, a.k.a, Abdi Iley, with criminal charges of inciting inter-communal violence. The charges are filed at the federal high court fourth criminal bench. Today’s criminal charges followed findings by …

Addis Abeba, January 25/2019 – Zinabu Tunu, Public Relations officer at the Federal Attorney General’s office told local journalists this afternoon that its investigations into the three days violence in Jigjiga, the capital of the Somali regional state, in August 2018 were completed. The AG’s office also revealed extent of …

Abdi Iley in one of his court appearances in the capital Addis Abeba (Pic Social media archive) Mahlet Fasil Addis Abeba, Oct. 19/2018 – The federal police investigating ex Somali region president Abdi Mohamed Omar told the federal high court today that the deposed president had “attempted to escape prison …