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Netherlands: Forced returns of Somalis to al-Shabaab areas can amount to ‘death sentences’

Headline Title:  Netherlands: Forced returns of Somalis to al-Shabaab areas can amount to ‘death sentences’ 23 October 2014 The Netherlands’ repeated attempts to argue for the forcible return of Somalis to areas controlled by the Islamist armed group al-Shabaab exposes them to grave risks of human rights abuses and would be a blatant violation of international law, Amnesty International said in a new briefing published today.The Dutch government has insisted that Somalis can be forcibly sent to the most perilous areas of the country, including those where al-Shabaab is responsible…

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