Farole Arrests and Tortures 15 Somali Ogaden Deportee
Sunday, 05 January 2014 17:13
By: Ahmed Abdi
Somalilandsun – The Puntland Administration has arrested and severely tortured 15 undocumented Somali deportees fromSaudi Arabia on Friday.
These 15-young men were trying to return to Ethiopian-Occupied Ogaden region by way of Puntland after they were deported from Saudi Arabia ,but Punt-land security forcesarrested and tortured these young men in Garowe, jail.
According to local sources,Ethiopian agents are interrogating these 15 young men that hails from same Somali ethnic clan of ,Ogaden,and may likely to be handed over to Ethiopian security forces.
Puntland,which shares a border with Ethiopian-occupied Ogaden region has been repeatedly handing over Somalis From Ogaden region to Ethiopian Security forces over the past 5 years,that have been detained, tortured,executed in this way or coerced into confessing or naming family members accused of supporting the Liberation movement, The Ogaden National Liberation Front ,who were in return arrested,tortured and killed.
Relatives that contacted us,fear for these young men’s safety and urged Puntland Administration to release them.