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Restrictions on Freedom of Expression Threaten Somali Democracy

A new United Nations report warns restrictions on freedom of expression threaten Somalia’s political transition to democracy after decades of conflict and violence. Produced jointly by the U.N. Assistance Mission in Somalia and the Office of the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights, the report documents widespread violations in Somalia against journalists, human rights defenders and political leaders, including numerous killings, arbitrary arrests and detention, intimidation and...

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