The United States has demanded for the release of author Mohamed Kasey Mohamud and Poet Naema Ahmed Qorane detained recently by Somaliland authorities.
In a tweet the US Mission in Somalia asked Somaliland to respect freedom of expression
” US condemns the detention of Naema Ahmed Ibrahim and Mohamed Kasey Mohamud in Somaliland” the US to Somalia tweeted.
“We call on all officials to safeguard the inalienable right of #FreedomOfExpression
Last week Somaliland authorities arrested author Mohamud of a book praising Somalia President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo leadership coming exactly a week after the arrest of Naima Ahmed Qorane a female poet known for her Somali unity sentiments.