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Indiscriminate attacks against civilians and civilian targets continued. Freedom of expression was suppressed; journalists were threatened, harassed, intimidated, beaten, subjected to arbitrary arrests and killed. Women and girls continued to be subjected to sexual violence. Internally displaced...

Somalia: Unconditionally release Mr Mumin

We, the undersigned human rights, and press freedom organizations, are writing to express our deep concern regarding the arbitrary arrest, detention and persecution of Mr. Abdalle Ahmed Mumin, Secretary General of Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS), and call for all charges against him to be...
Africa Armed Conflict

Somalia: Conflict exacerbates human rights violations and abuses: Amnesty International submission for the UN Universal Periodic Review, 38th session of the UPR Working Group, May 2021

This submission was prepared for the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Somalia in May 2021. In it, Amnesty International evaluates the implementation of recommendations made to Somalia in its previous UPR, including in relation to taking measures to prevent violations of human rights and...