Information on the arrest and detention of students in Gebileh between May-August 1983. [SOM3463]

Gebileh is one of the predominantly Isaaq-inhabited cities in northern Somalia. According to Amnesty International, since 1982, many members of the Isaaq clan in northern Somalia are reported to have been particular targets for arrest and detention as suspected sympathisers of the Somali National Movement (SNM). [
Amnesty International, Somalia: A Long-Term Human Rights Crisis (London: Amnesty International Publications, September 1988),
p. 15.] We are, however, unable to locate any specific references to arrests and detentions of students and teachers in Gebileh between May-August 1983.