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UN: Somali Asylum Seekers Need International Protection

The U.N. refugee agency is appealing to countries not to deport Somali asylum seekers to their country of origin.  The UNHCR says the situation in southern and central Somalia remains unsafe and Somalis fleeing those areas are in need of international protection.  According to UNHCR, security in some parts of southern and central Somalia has improved.  But it says continued armed conflict and widespread human rights abuses is forcing many Somalis continue to flee the...

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