In Local News
Sep 29th, 2016
Nairobi, Kenya ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – According to the publication of Human Rights Watch- Somalia continues to face armed conflict in large swathes of the country and an ongoing human rights and humanitarian crisis. International focus on the political process should ensure respect for basic rights a...
Nov 21st, 2014
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – Nevsun Resources Ltd. (NSU), a takeover target which mines gold and copper in Eritrea, is being sued for alleged complicity in human-rights abuses at its operations in the African nation. The company denied the allegations. The suit filed yest...
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Sep 26th, 2014
New York (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Uganda’s Chief of Defense Forces Gen. Katumba Wamala on Friday said he spent much of the time on a recent trip in the U.S. explaining that the recent allegations that Ugandan troops in Somalia were sexually exploiting women were not backed by evidence. Human Rights W...
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Sep 8th, 2014
Nairobi (Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO)- African Union (AU) peacekeepers in Somalia rape women seeking medicine on their bases and routinely pay teenage girls for sex, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Monday. HRW documented 10 incidents of rape and sexual assault, including the rape of a 12-year-old girl, by...