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Somaliland

Rethinking customary law in Somaliland: specific jurisdiction for rape to promote post-conflict development
 Somaliland does not enjoy international recognition as an independent state, but it does have what its people regard as their most precious asset : peace. After seceding from Somalia in May 1991, following a prolonged and bloody civil war, a shattered territory had to be rebuilt from scratch by people impoverished and scarred by years of exile, mainly in refugee camps in neighbouring Ethiopia. Despite the odds, Somaliland has established a functioning system of governance…
by Rakiya Omaar and Caitlin Lambert, Horizon Institute
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