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Somali authorities are unlawfully detaining and at times prosecuting in military courts children with alleged ties to the Islamist armed group Al-Shabab. Somalia’s federal government has promised to promptly hand over captured children to the United…
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Efforts to bring those responsible for atrocities in Syria before European courts are starting to bear fruit, notably in Swedish and German courts, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. While various authorities in Europe have opened…
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Both the Somali government and the Islamist armed group Al-Shabab are using abusive tactics to sway media coverage. The Somali federal government and regional authorities have used various abusive tactics to affect media coverage, including arrests and…
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Somalia's warring parties have all failed to protect Somali children from the fighting or serving in their forces. The Islamist insurgent group al-Shabaab has increasingly targeted children for recruitment, forced marriage, and rape, and attacked teachers…