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Hargeysa (Somaliland/Somalia) - Private University

Hargeysa (Somaliland/Somalia) - Private University

The building in the background is a private university ("Gollis University - Committed to making a positive difference") which offers subjects like "Sharia & Law". This actually even makes sense, since the Somaliland government accepts three sources of law: the Somali tradition, the Islamic law (Shari'a) and the penal code of Somaliland. This is because the state doesn't have enough resources to deal with all cases (not surprising for a state with a yearly budget of just 50 Mio. USD), so it gladly accepts any "support".

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Photo taken @ Hargeysa on 21 January 2010 (© Passport Party / Flickr)

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