Rights Groups Welcome Release of Somali Poet Naima Qorane

Naima Qorane had been sentenced to three years in prison as part of a wide-ranging crackdown against activists and writers. Qorane was arrested in January and charged with treason for her composition advocating the unity of Somalia.



  • Somalia:   Poet Qorane Released From Jail

    East African, 7 May 2018

    Somali poetess Naima Ahmed Ibrahim Qorane was Monday released from prison in Hargeisa, the capital of the breakaway republic of Somaliland. Read more »

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Somali poetess Naima Ahmed Ibrahim Qorane.

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