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Somaliland. Waqohi Galbed province. Hargeisa. Mural painting. The flag of Somaliland with arabic words, which say " In the name of Allah ". A black muslim man shows with his finger on a drawing the young man (portrait of himself as he was in 1991) as a fighter among other freedom fighters for the liberation of Somaliland. After a long war, on May 18, 1991, the major Somaliland clan, namely Isaqs, declared independence from the Somalia. Somaliland is an unrecognized de facto sovereign state located in the Horn of Africa. Hargeisa is the capital of Somaliland. © 2006 Didier Ruef