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News Djibouti » Security: Djibouti: Reprisals against human rights defender Kadar Abdi Ibrahim upon his return from an advocacy mission in Geneva

News channel or source: https://www.fidh.org/en/issues/human-rights-defenders/djibouti-reprisals-against-human-rights-defender-kadar-abdi-ibrahim
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

was briefly detained and got his passport confiscated by agents of Djibouti’s Information and Security Service (SDS), who raided his home. SDS agents provided no reason for his arrest and the confiscation of his passport. As a result, Mr. Abdi Ibrahim is ...

News Djibouti » Security: President of Djibouti to Asharq Al-Awsat: Our Foreign Bases are Aimed at Combating Terrorism

News channel or source: https://aawsat.com/english/home/article/1238136/president-djibouti-asharq-al-awsat-our-foreign-bases-are-aimed-combating
Publication date: Saturday 14 April 2018

“We are also keen on preserving the security, stability and development of our country,” he stated. Djibouti, he continued, enjoys a strategic position on the Red Sea basin and it overlooks the Bab al-Mandeb strait, which is a vital passageway for the ...

News Djibouti » Security: China’s Strategy in Djibouti: Mixing Commercial and Military Interests

News channel or source: https://www.cfr.org/blog/chinas-strategy-djibouti-mixing-commercial-and-military-interests
Publication date: Friday 13 April 2018

Starting with Djibouti, China is testing an emerging strategy of using its economic influence to advance its security interests. I was in Djibouti almost a year ago when the country finished building the Doraleh Multipurpose Port. At the open-air ceremony ...

News Djibouti » Security: Al-Qaeda Raids in Somalia Scuttle Africa's Plan to Withdraw

News channel or source: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-04-17/al-qaeda-attacks-in-somalia-scuttle-africa-s-plan-to-withdraw
Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

The spokesman for the Internal Security Ministry, Abdulaziz Ali Ibrahim ... of his nation’s forces depends on Amisom’s UN mandate continuing. Officials from Djibouti, Ethiopia and Burundi didn’t answer calls seeking details on their withdrawal ...

News Djibouti » Security: China’s One Belt One Road economic investment also expands military footprint

News channel or source: https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2018/apr/18/china-military-ambitions-seen-one-belt-one-road/
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

the development in Djibouti of the communist regime’s first overseas military post is the only publicly acknowledged project with an armed services aspect. The other links are less obvious. China has created a 150,000-troop Special Security Division to ...

News Djibouti » Security: Report: China's Silk Road plan serves Beijing security goals

News channel or source: http://www.nydailynews.com/newswires/news/business/report-china-silk-road-plan-serves-beijing-security-goals-article-1.3938411
Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

C4ADS, a nonprofit research institute that specializes in data analysis and security, examined official Chinese policy ... Bangladesh, Indonesia, Djibouti and elsewhere in the Indo-Pacific region. It concluded that projects aren't driven by "win-win ...

News Djibouti » Security: 'Silk Road' plan intended to serve China's security goals, claims report

News channel or source: https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/china/silk-road-plan-intended-to-serve-chinas-security-goals-claims-report/articleshow/63802069.cms
Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

China formally opens first overseas military base in Djibouti "Rather, the investments appear to generate ... While there's no official policy document linking Belt and Road to China's national security interests, Chinese analysts have written that ...

News Djibouti » Security: Yemen: Detained African Migrants Tortured, Raped

News channel or source: https://www.hrw.org/news/2018/04/17/yemen-detained-african-migrants-tortured-raped
Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

He publicly asserted that Yemeni security forces were coordinating with the coalition ... “unscrupulous smugglers who were attempting to take refugees and migrants to Djibouti, while also trying to extort more money from these refugees and migrants.”

News Djibouti » Security: US military flights grounded in Djibouti after jet crashes, 'hard landing' of helicopter

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/us-military-flights-grounded-in-djibouti-after-jet-crashes-hard-landing-of-helicopter/ar-AAvw1Er
Publication date: hursday 05 April 2018

All U.S. military flights have been grounded in Djibouti after two separate aircraft mishaps this ... and U.S. Naval personnel continue to conduct maritime security operations throughout the region," the Navy said.

News Djibouti » Security: Djibouti a U.S. partner

News channel or source: https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2018/apr/9/letters-to-the-editor-djibouti-a-us-partner/
Publication date: onday 09 April 2018

“Djibouti’s president for life moves towards China, threatening U.S. security interests” (Web April 3) is an erroneous and grossly misleading headline. Djibouti does not have a “president for life,” nor does op-ed writer L. Todd Wood say it doe