Utilizing the doctrine of uti possidetis juris, the boundary between Somaliland and Puntland should be adopted from its previous colonial boundaries, i.e., between British Somaliland
and Italian Somalia.
May 18, 1991 was a historic day -- the rebirth of Republic of Somaliland (known as British Somaliland
from 1884 to 1960).
In addition to the drive through Eritrea, on March 16, two battalions of Indian troops landed at Berbera in British Somaliland
, only to find the Italian garrison commander and sixty of his men lined up in formation waiting to surrender.
Following Italy's declaration of war on the United Kingdom in June 1940, Italian troops overran British Somaliland
and drove out the British garrison.
* The Republic of Somalia, established in 1960, was formed by uniting two former colonies, British Somaliland
and Italian Somaliland (see map, pp.
His analysis and even terminology do not deviate in any way from that presented in Lewis's 1950s British Somaliland
. Consequently the author essentializes "clan" as the only viable mode of political structure that can hold Somalis together.
With a sense of mounting crisis, Anthony Eden, the Lord Privy Seal, travelled to Rome in June 1935, offering the Italians control of the port of Zeila in British Somaliland
and the sizeable Abyssinian region of Ogaden in return for a peaceful resolution to the conflict.
Formerly a British protectorate called British Somaliland
, the region merged with the south in 1960 to form Somalia.
Clan elders accepted and ratified the treaties, establishing the British Somaliland
Protectorate and securing trade routes for Great Britain.
Adam (political science, College of the Holy Cross) presents seven linked essays exploring issues of political and social conflict in Somalia and Somaliland since the independence of British Somaliland
Laurence more conventionally accompanied her engineer husband to the British Somaliland
Protectorate, where she made the first systematic translations into English of Somali oral literature.
Before coming to a fuller appreciation of Canada, Laurence's first real homes with her husband were in the British Somaliland
Protectorate (now the unrecognized Republic of Somaliland) and the Gold Coast (now Ghana).
THIS tiny wannabe nation was once "British Somaliland
" and today the locals struggle to understand why their UK friends have abandoned them.
He returned home to a hero's welcome in 1942 and accepted his VC on behalf of the men who died alongside him at the Tug Argan Gap in British Somaliland
In the modern tradition which demands explanations and examinations of the anthropologist at work, Professor Lewis starts with an account of things Somali, in British Somaliland
as it then was.