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 Every day I fear for my safety living in this country because of my sexual orientation. I am alive but if anyone ever find out and wanted to find out, they can kill me …I am an easy target for anything.
 —Peter, Dominica,…
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 In late 2015 the Islamist armed group Al-Shabab forcibly abducted Hamza, a 15-year-old boy from the contested town of Merka in southern Somalia, and took him to one of the group’s training camps. After two and half months of…
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 The authorities, the public, and the militants are all hostile to us. We are like fish in poisonous waters, we can be attacked or killed at any time.
 
 Journalist working in Galkayo, February 2015
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 Patients have been inside for a long time. The centers are not catering for people to return to society, patients are not getting any counselling or psychotherapy. When they are discharged, they are not given any prescription…
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 Unprecedented numbers of people are taking dangerous journeys across the Mediterranean to reach countries of the European Union. Migrants and asylum seekers have been crossing the Mediterranean for decades. The numbers have…
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 On November 4, 2013, the first day of the Islamic New Year,

 Saudi police and labor authorities launched a nationwide campaign to locate, detain,

 and deport undocumented migrant…
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 “The

 Power These Men Have Over Us”
 Sexual Exploitation and Abuse

 by African Union Forces in Somalia
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 Key

 Recommendations
 To AMISOM

 Troop-…
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 The Courts of “Absolute Power”
 Fair Trial Violations by Somalia’s Military Court 
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 Recommendations
 To the

 President
 To the

 Somali Parliament
 To the Chief…
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 “Here, Rape is Normal” 
 A Five-Point Plan to Curtail Sexual Violence in Somalia
 Map: IDP
 Settlements in Mogadishu
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 Key Recommendations
 Methodology
 Sexual
 Violence…
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 Arif B. was just 15 years old in early 2011 when he left

 Afghanistan to travel to Indonesia by himself.He borrowed US$7,000

 to pay smugglers to bring him to…
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 “You Are All Terrorists”
 
 
 Kenyan Police Abuse of Refugees in

 Nairobi
 
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 To the

 Government of Kenya…
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 Hostages of the Gatekeepers
 Abuses against Internally Displaced in Mogadishu, Somalia
 Map 1:
 Somalia
 Map 2:
 Districts of Mogadishu
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 To the…
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 Glossary of Abbreviations
 AP Administration

 Police 
 CID Criminal

 Investigation Department
 DO District

 Officer
 DRA Department

 of…
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 No Place for Children
 Child Recruitment, Forced Marriage, and Attacks on Schools

 in Somalia
 Map of Somalia
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 To the

 Transitional…
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 “Welcome to Kenya”
 Police Abuse of Somali Refugees
 Maps
 Summary
 Key Recommendations
 Methodology
 I. Border and Refugee Transit Center
 Closures: A Recipe for Police Abuses
 Border Closure
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 Map of Somalia
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 Somalia…
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 Hostile Shores
 Abuse and Refoulement of Asylum Seekers and Refugees in
 Yemen
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 Recommendations
 To the Government of Yemen
 To the Office of the United Nations
 High Commissioner for…
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 “Hostages to Peace”
 Threats to Human Rights and Democracy in Somaliland
 Map of the
 Horn of Africa
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 Recommendations
 To the
 Government of Somaliland
 To the
 Members of the Guurti
 To the…
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 From Horror to Hopelessness
 Kenya's Forgotten Somali Refugee Crisis
 I. Summary
 II. Recommendations
 To the Government of Kenya
 To UNHCR
 To the African Commission on Human
 and Peoples' Rights Special Rapporteur…