Somaliland: The Replicated Democratization Panacea or Blind Alley?


Somalilandsun – What works in Europe and America cannot work in Somaliland whose creation as a state in 1991 was characterized by pastoral democracy based on clan representation and interventions thus Donors need to realize that there is no one size fits all scenario and diverse contexts, that require different Somaliland needs modernity without sacrificing its tradition, religion, and local context. Writes Hassan Farah Mohmed (Advocate & CR Practitioner) and Managing Director of Somlegal Services, in a piece titled Somaliland Democratization: Is it a Panacea to be Replicated or Blind Alley?