Somalia: Amnesty International welcomes commitments to protect internally displaced persons and child soldiers and urges Somalia to ratify key international human rights instruments

Human Rights Council adopts Universal Periodic Review outcome on Somalia. Amnesty International welcomes Somalia’s acceptance of recommendations to protect the human rights of internally displaced persons (IDPs), to end the use of child soldiers, and to implement a zero tolerance policy on gender based violence. However, Amnesty International is concerned about the lack of support to recommendations regarding ratification of key international human rights treaties.

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