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Did Mogadishu Block Landing Rights for Kenya Airways Flights?

Did Kenya Airways Planes Face Denied Landings in Mogadishu? MOGADISHU, Somalia - Odd data from flight trackers shows that Kenya Airways (KQ) had three instances where their planes either were unable to land at Aden Adde International Airport in Mogadishu or had flights canceled from Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. Kenya recently kicked off direct flights to Mogadishu after resolving previous diplomatic spats following high-level meetings between President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and Kenyan leader William Ruto in…

Demand for Somalia to Enforce Strong Measures against Officials Violating Citizens’ Rights

Somalia Urged to Take Firm Action Against Officials Violating Citizens' Rights A UN human rights expert urged Somalia to tackle serious security challenges. During a visit, Isha Dyfan emphasized the impact on civilians, particularly women and children, targeted by Al-Shabaab terrorists. The expert condemned the ongoing deadly attacks by Al-Shabaab and called for the government to ensure civilian protection and hold armed groups accountable under international law. She also stressed the need for the government to prosecute…

U.N. Urges Somalia to Hold Officials Accountable for Human Rights Abuses

In Mogadishu, during her final official trip to Somalia, Isha Dyfan, a human rights expert appointed by the Human Rights Council in May 2020, urged the Somali government to take strong measures against officials who violate human rights. Dyfan stressed the importance of prosecuting offenders to ensure justice, especially in cases of gender-based violence. She criticized ongoing terrorist activities by Al-Shabaab, which disproportionately impact women and children. Dyfan called on the government to improve protection for…

Exploring Human Rights in Somalia: A Look at Progress and Challenges as Assessed by UN Expert

Ms. Isha Dyfan, the United Nations' Expert on Human Rights in Somalia, recently wrapped up her five-day visit to the country, marking her third official trip since being appointed by the Human Rights Council in May 2020. Throughout her stay, Dyfan met with Somali government officials, UN representatives, and various international partners to evaluate the current human rights landscape in Somalia. At a press conference in Mogadishu, Ms. Dyfan highlighted the progress made by the government since her last visit in November…

Ethiopia faces a litany of human rights abuses

Ethiopia faces a litany of human rights abuses ADDIS ABABA - A video of males in uniform burning a civilian alive in western Ethiopia has sparked widespread outrage on social media, renewing condemnation and concern over the continuing violence. The state-affiliated Ethiopian Human Rights Commission (EHRC) – an entity appointed by the Ethiopian parliament to defend human rights – recognized the…

Human Rights Watch condemns summary executions of

71 people have been documented summarily executed by the Malian army. In Torno, for example, two soldiers had been killed by an explosion and the military convoy immediately fell over the village. They killed 14 people. Looks like a retaliatory attack. Among the victims was the village chief, who was over 80 years old, a 16-year-old girl. They took them to the place where the mine had exploded and they were executed on the spot. We also documented the serious case that occurred in early March…

Ambush and reprisals in Ethiopia kill 64: rights physique

Ambush and reprisals in Ethiopia kill 64: rights physique ADDIS ABABA - At least 53 folks have died in western Ethiopia after an unidentified armed group attacked a civilian convoy and its navy escort in an space stricken by ethnic violence, a rights physique stated on Sunday. appointed by the federal government. The beforehand unreported assault occurred on March 2 in Metekel, Benishangul-Gumuz area,…

Ethiopian forces burn a Tigray man alive, says rights physique EHRC

Ethiopian forces burn a Tigray man alive, says rights physique EHRC ADDIS ABABA - The Ethiopian Human Rights Commission (EHRC) on Sunday accused authorities safety forces of burning a person alive. A grotesque video of the incident was circulating on social media. Some of the folks apparently concerned within the incident have been sporting uniforms. The Ethiopian authorities stated it might…

The Ethiopian Commission on Human Rights condemns

In Ethiopia, the Ethiopian Human Rights Commission condemns ethnic assaults within the Oromia area, within the western a part of the nation. This group, affiliated with the federal government of Abye Ahmed, arouses greater than 200 victims and attributes the primary assault to an Oromo insurgent group. The Ethiopian Human…

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