Only waking up when it come to women’s rights – The Somali Religious Council (SRC) impose another absurd Fatwa

The Somali Religious Council (SRC) issued a statement on Thursday, as preparations for the national women’s basketball tournament were under way in Garowe, the capital of Puntland. “We warn that the women basketball violates the Islamic law, culture and its values, and it is a place where women can be easily corrupted,” SRC chairman Sheikh […]

SIHANET Update on Wau State

SIHA wishes to provide an update on the current situation in Wau State, which has in the past months experienced continuous outbreaks of violence and unrest. What is likely to have started as a local protest is increasingly becoming a mobilization of greater significance, with militia groups conducting larger operations. The Government has countered these[…..]

SIHA Film screening “Men as Allies” in Khartoum

On 22nd June 2016, the French Embassy in Khartoum in collaboration with SIHA Network organized a film-screening of the SIHA short documentary “Men as Allies”. Participants of the SIHA Project and protagonists of the documentary were present in addition to around 20 people from different segments of society. Following the film-screening, an open debate took[…..]