Somalia must strengthen the rule of law and investigate sexual violence

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from Al Jazeera
Published on 27 Feb 2013 View Original

Augustine Mahiga
Dr Augustine P Mahiga is the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia.

Somalia has come a long way, but its people deserve nothing less than full investigations into claims of sexual abuse.

Last Modified: 27 Feb 2013 14:17

On February 5, 2013, a court in Mogadishu handed down a one year imprisonment sentence to a Somali journalist and a woman he had interviewed who claimed she had been raped by members of the Somali security forces.

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