Somaliland youth in London would like to invite you on Thursday 20th February, 6pm at Oxford House, Derbyshire Street, London, E2 6HG, for the celebration of Somaliland National Youth-Day. We will discuss youth identity and development in Somaliland. There will be talks, panel discussions and entertainment.
On the 20th February 1982, school students took to the streets to protest by stone-throwing (Dhagax-tuur) against the oppression, injustice and killings of citizens. They were fighting particularly against the trial and death sentencing of UFFO, group of young professionals who where volunteering for Hargeysa Hospital.
The panel will include Somaliland youth activists such as Ms Farah Hassan, an Economics student, Warda Mohamed, aspiring young business woman and mnay more. They will be joined by Mohamed Barud Ali, member of UFFO, the author of ‘The Morning Tree’, Ali Gurey, former SNM and member of UCID. The evening will be chaired and introduced by Jama Musse Jama.