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Somaliland: Parliament Breaks Records For Longest Sitting Without Elections




(MENAFN - Somali Land Sun)
Somalilandsun:The current Somaliland House of Representatives has surpassed the previously held record by the "Long Parliament" of the 17th century between 1640-1653. That parliament which sat during the English Civil War, held the trail and execution of King Charles I and was forcibly evicted by the soldiers of Oliver Cromwell in 1653. 
 
 
The "Long Parliament" sat for 3,322 days. The current Somaliland House of Representative was elected in 2005 and it's mandate expired in 2010, but has been sitting on extension after extension for 14 years, that is 5110 days and counting. 

 


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Somaliland: Parliament Breaks Records For Longest Sitting Without Elections

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