Tag Archives: Diaspora

EU poses as Somalia’s white knight… …but hides its own dirty hands

Radio Netherlands — A meeting billed as a donor conference for Somalia has tried to punch high above its weight by promising to help the new government end poverty and insecurity. But the EU’s efforts are largely driven by its … read more »

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The Somali autism puzzle ‘The western disease’ has hit immigrants’ kids hard and experts don’t know why

MARINA JIMÉNEZ  –   Globe and Mail Idar Hassan named her third child Ali, after a beloved cousin. Beautiful and alert, Ali could say “dada” and cruise around the living room, hanging onto furniture, by the time he was eight … read more »

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Reflections: Somali students share memoirs from Kenya to Lewiston

By Andie Hannon , Sun Journal – Staff Writer PORTLAND – Sunny skies and warm temperatures weren’t enough to draw people away from the North Star Music Cafe on Sunday afternoon. In fact, the small, Congress Street venue was standing … read more »

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Plight of Somali refugees examined

Caitlin O’Neil – The Lantern (OSU) A young Somali man was shot twice by officials when he tried to flee the country years ago, and is now paralyzed.  He never had an X-ray and although today he remains in constant … read more »

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