Somaliland is increasingly in diplomatic isolation from its neighbours, its region and from international organisations such as the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), the African Union and the United Nations
Ahmed Mohamed Mahmud Silanyo’s bid to continue occupying the Somaliland Presidency after the expiration of his constitutional five-year term is underway
A highly feared British-Trained Somaliland Police unit was created as a paramilitary force to combat terrorism. Now, the Somaliland government uses it to suppress opposition and stifle dissent. Because they enjoy impunity, their actions are not investigated.