Somalia-SPTU: Organised Labour Demands Accountability For Killing Of Healthcare Workers In Balcad District

SPTU Is an Independent trade union based in Somalia. is shocked and outraged by the barbaric killing of seven healthcare workers and one civilian at the hands of an armed group in Gololey Village, Balcad District. The healthcare workers, who were abducted on 27 May 2020 and found dead a day later, worked for the Zamzam Foundation, a local NGO providing, among other services, health, education, water and sanitation and orphan care services. Such a heinous act, which inevitably contributes to lowering morale and heightening fear, undermines collective efforts to…

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Press release on a deadly terrorist attack in Somali capital

According to reports, on December 28 a car bomb explosion in a busy street of Somalia’s capital Mogadishu claimed 90 lives, including 17 Somali police officers and 73 civilians. We resolutely condemn this heinous terrorist attack which caused civilian casualties. Obviously, this deadly attack by extremists, along with the previous ones, aims to destabilise the situation in Somalia.

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