SOMALIA COUNTRY REPORT 2003

 

 

ANNEX E

REFERENCES TO SOURCE MATERIAL 

[1] Europa Publications Ltd, London, UK:

(a)        Africa South of the Sahara 2003, 32nd Edition: published September 2002 - Somalia section

(b)        Europa World Year Book 2002, 43rd Edition: published June 2002 - Somalia section 

[2]        US Department of State Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labour:

(a)        Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - 2002: released 31 March 2003

(b)        International Religious Freedom Report 2002: released 7 October 2002:

(c)            Trafficking in Persons Report: released by the Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, US Department of State - 11 June 2003 (section V. only) 

[3] UN Security Council:

(a)        Report of the Secretary-General on the Situation in Somalia - 25 October 2002

(b)        Report of the Secretary-General on the Situation in Somalia - 26 February 2003

(c)        Report of the Secretary-General on the Situation in Somalia - 10 June 2003

(d)             "Declaration on the Cessation of Hostilities and the Structures and Principles of the Somalia National Reconciliation Process" - 13 December 2002 

[4] UN Commission on Human Rights: "Assistance to Somalia in the field of human rights: Report of an independent expert" - 31 December 2002 

[5] Médecins Sans Frontières (via Relief Web):

"Bare bone facts about Somalia - an MSF briefing document" - 9 December 2002 

[6] Amnesty International:

All the following reports were accessed via the Amnesty International website Somalia library page at http://web.amnesty.org/library/eng-som/index (site last accessed on 26 September 2003).

(a)        2002 Report (covering 2001), Somalia section

(b)        2003 Report (covering 2002), Somalia section

(c)        "The Wire: Somalia peace talks - is there any hope for human rights in the future?" - February 2003

(d)        "Press Release: Somalia/Somaliland: Human Rights Defenders issue Declaration" - 21 February 2003 

[7] Report on Political, Security and Human Rights Developments in Southern and Central Somalia, Including South West State of Somalia, and Puntland State of Somalia: Joint British-Danish Fact-Finding Mission to Nairobi (Kenya) and Baidoa and Belet Weyne (Somalia) 20 May to 1 June 2002, Danish Immigration Service, Copenhagen July 2002 

[8] Report on Minority Groups in Somalia: Joint British, Danish & Dutch Fact-Finding Mission to Nairobi, Kenya 17-24 September 2000, Danish Immigration Service, Copenhagen December 2000 

[9] Xinhua News Agency, China:

(a)             "Somalia's Baidoa still under control of H Aideed" - 6 February 1998

(b)             "Somaliland extends President's term by one year" - 13 January 2002

(c)        "Heavy fighting resumes in Somalia" - 18 June 2002

(d)             "Hundreds of Somalis being hospitalized in capital for diarrhea" - 25 November 2002 

[10] UN Office for the Co-ordination of Humanitarian Affairs, Integrated Regional Information Network (IRIN):

(a)        "RRA captures Bur Acaba on drive to Qoroley" -15 June 1999

(b)             "Ethiopia extends involvement in southwest" - 2 July 1999

(c)             "Puntland police say court case was fictitious" - 2 March 2001

(d)        "Police force deployed in Mogadishu" -13 March 2001

(e)             "Chairmanship of opposition council to rotate" - 26 March 2001

(f)         " Looking after the unwanted" - 15 June 2001

(g)        "TNG announces Islamic courts "nationalised"" - 21 June 2001

(h)             "Kismayo gets new regional administration" - 24 June 2001

(i)             "Kismayo port recaptured at dawn" - 7 August 2001

(j)             "Somaliland leader accused" - 22 August 2001

(k)             "Southern town taken by pro-government militia" - 30 August 2001

(l)             "Sultans released by Somaliland" - 3 September 2001

(m)             "Puntland leader denies presence of extremists" - 3 October 2001

(n)             "Multiparty talks in Somaliland" - 4 October 2001

(o)        "AIDS cases on the increase" - 15 October 2001

(p)             "Parliament votes out interim government" - 29 October 2001

(q)            "Congress secretariat dismissed, replaced" - 30 October 2001

(r)         "RRA sets up autonomous region" - 1 April 2002

(s)        " First-ever AIDS awareness campaign" - 16 July 2002

(t)             "Passport office opened" - 4 September 2002

(u)        " President sends back controversial media law" - 2 October 2002

(v)         "Baidoa calm after spate of looting" - 7 October 2002

(w)        "Peace talks underway in Kenya"- 15 October 2002

(x)        " Peace talks resume after short break" - 22 October 2002

(y)        " Somaliland polls hailed as a success" - 17 December 2002

(z)        " Somalia: Review of 2002" - 17 January 2003

(aa)            " Human rights offices closed in Puntland" - 5 March 2003

(ab)       " SOMALIA: Feature - Continuity or change in Somaliland? [This report does not necessarily reflect the views of the United Nations]" - 24 March 2003

(ac)       "TNG says it will not leave Kenya peace conference" - 31 March 2003

(ad)       "SRRC opposes Harmonisation Committee" - 2 April 2003

(ae)            "Somaliland warns of water and food shortages" - 9 April 2003
(af)            "
Puntland warns of drought" - 10 April 2003
(ag)       "
Voting underway in Somaliland's presidential poll" - 14 April 2003

(ah)            "Interview with UN Representative Maxwell Gaylard" - 17 April 2003
(ai)            "
Opposition to protest against Somaliland poll result" - 22 April 2003

(aj)            "Somaliland opposition says poll recount puts it ahead" - 24 April 2003

(ak)            "Puntland lifts broadcasting ban" - 12 May 2003

(al)        " Consensus emerging on federal charter, says talks mediator" - 12 May 2003

(am)      "Somali refugees return home" - 13 May 2003

(an)            "Puntland opponents sign peace deal" - 19 May 2003

(ao)            "Orphans facing street life after Saudi NGO pulls out" - 21 May 2003

(ap)            "Medical workers strike in Mogadishu" - 22 May 2003

(aq)       " Premier says rift over as he heads to Mogadishu" - 26 May 2003

(ar)       "World Bank resumes operations" - 28 May 2003

(as)       "133 would-be illegal immigrants detained in Puntland" - 29 May 2003

(at)       "Over 20 killed in another ceasefire violation" - 2 June 2003

(au)       " Fact-finding mission ends tour" - 3 June 2003

(av)             "Opposition accepts election result" - 11 June 2003

(aw)      "First postwar medical college opens in Mogadishu" - 17 June 2003

(ax)       " Disagreement over number and selection of future parliamentarians" - 17 June 2003

(ay)       " New government expected by early July - mediator" - 19 June 2003

(az)            "UNICEF condemns child killings" - 23 June 2003

(ba)            "Somaliland detains former minister" - 23 June 2003

(bb)       " Former minister deported form Somaliland" - 24 June 2003

(bc)       " Peace talks falter over proposals for parliament" -  25 June 2003

(bd)            "Thousands protest against violence" - 30 June 2003

(be)             "Medical workers halt work in Mogadishu" - 7 July 2003

(bf)        " Confusion at peace talks" - 7 July 2003"

(bg)       "Flight ban lifted - 8 July 2003

(bh)       "Over 40 killed in fighting in central region" - 10 July 2003
(bi)            "Feature - Women slowly making political inroads" - 14 July 2003
(bj)        "
Somaliland warns against "declarations of sovereignty" - 21 July 2003 

(bk)       " Rights group reports increase in abuses" - 23 July 2003
(bl)        "Peace talks to move to third and final stage" - 24 July 2003

(bm)      "Fire again sweeps through Bossaso camp" - 31 July 2003
(bn)       " Faction leader leaves talks" - 6 August 2003
(bo)       " TNG hangs in the balance as mandate ends" - 12 August 2003
(bp)       " Interim gov't sets conditions for return to talks" - 20 August 2003
(bq)       " Faction leader "disappointed" by talks" - 26 August 2003
(br)       ""No paradise in Yemen", prospective refugees told" - 27 August 2003
(bs)            "Freelance militias disarmed in Kismayo" - 2 September 2003
(bt)            "Migrants and traffickers arrested in Puntland" - 3 September 2003
(bu)       "UN Expert calls for urgent attention to IDP camps"! - 4 September 2003
 

[11] Africa Research Bulletin, London, UK:

(a)        Vol. 36, No. 6  - covers June 1999 - published July 1999

(b)        Vol. 36, No. 7  - covers July 1999 - published August 1999

(c)        Vol. 39, No.10  - covers October 2002 - published 28 November 2002

(d)        Vol. 39, No.11  - covers November 2002 - published 19 December 2002

(e)        Vol. 39, No.12  - covers December 2002 - published 24 January 2003

(f)         Vol. 40, No.1  - covers January 2003 - published 24 February 2003

(g)        Vol. 40, No. 2  - covers February 2003 - published 24 March 2003

(h)        Vol. 40, No.3 -covers March 2003 - published 24 April 2003

(i)         Vol. 40, No.4 - covers April 2003 - published 29 May 2003

(j)         Vol. 40, No.5 - covers May 2003 - published 26 June 2003

(k)        Vol. 40, No.6 - covers June 2003 - published 24 July 2003