Omer is a Somali speaking solicitor (presently non-practicing), with expertise on all aspects of irregular migration from Africa and Yemen. He is based in the region with offices in the UK, and with extensive experience of delivering clear concise and cogent subject matter expertise to UK courts.
Experts on countries of origin by country
Countries of expertise: Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Yemen
Specialist in political violence, human rights, rule of law, democratization, and security and justice with a particular expertise on social/ethnic/political groups at risk of persecution in Ethiopia, Eritrea, Somalia, Sudan, and South Sudan. Experience in writing expert reports for asylum cases.
Countries of expertise: Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia, South Sudan
The Expert is a general interest journalist based in South Africa covering sub-Saharan Africa. He writes often about gender, migration and society across the region. He also has experience in writing expert reports for asylum cases in the United States.
Occupation: Africa Bureau Chief, The Christian Science Monitor (Journalist)
Countries of expertise: Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe
Author, speaker and Country Expert (DRC, Rwanda, Burundi and South Sudan) and Expert Witness in Social Cultural, Linguistic, Religious and Ethnic Issues in Litigation (Great Lakes Region of Africa).
Occupation: Director, Researcher and Expert Witness (Expert Advisory and Research Services, UK)
Countries of expertise: Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda, South Sudan, Uganda