UN to investigate Somali rights abuses

John Holmes, the United Nations (UN) emergency humanitarian co-ordinator, has said that the UN will investigate accusations that human rights were violated during recent fighting in Mogadishu. Somalia has agreed to the inquiry. [AlJazeera, May 14] Aid workers are said to only be reaching one third of those civilians affected by the violence in Mogadishu. [Reuters, May 14]

From Madrid11.net Security Briefs, May 15

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