Somaliland: Local CSOs Condemn the Helicopter Killing of Somalis off the Yemeni Coast


Bodies of Somali migrants, killed in attack by a helicopter while traveling in a boat off the coast of Yemen, lie on the ground at Hodeida city, Yemen, ...

Somalilandsun- Human Rights Centre, Centre for Policy Analysis and COMPAD, civil society organizations based in Somaliland, demand independent investigation to determine who was behind a deadly attack on a boat near Bab al-Mandeb strait, off the coast of Yemen, where more than 40 civilian people were killed.

Somaliland civil society condemns the attack.

Refugees including Somaliland nationals were attacked by a helicopter leaving dozens of them dead.

The fatal attack deliberately targeting civilians is unacceptable, heinous and against the international law. We demand immediate investigation of the incident.

For further information contact:

Ahmed Yousuf Hasan, the chairperson of COMPAD

Hibak Ibrahim Gamuute, Executive Director of Centre for Policy Analysis


Guleid Ahmed Jama, the chairperson of Human Rights Centre