This video about Somalia is called Amisom Rape Allegations.
Somalia: Human Rights Watch Criticises Response to Alleged Amisom Rape Case
11 November 2013
Human Rights Watch (HRW) called Monday (November 11th) for Somalia‘s government to order a new, impartial and transparent investigation into an alleged gang-rape by African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) soldiers, AFP reported.
HRW said the response to the incident “has been marred by mismanagement, opacity, and the harassment of the female rape survivor and support service providers”.
A Somali woman alleged in August that she had been stopped on the streets of Mogadishu by three soldiers from the Somali National Army, blindfolded and forced into a car, before being handed over to AMISOM troops, where she says she was repeatedly raped.
The woman, in her late 20s with a young baby, was unconscious during the attack and says she does not know how many men raped her.
AMISOM said at the time it had launched an investigation. But Human Rights Watch said that “three months on, the government’s investigation into the case has been mismanaged and no findings have been made public”.
Somali civil society activists called on the government last week to complete the investigation and make the results public.
- Rights group demands new probe into Somalia gang rape (modernghana.com)
- Somalia: Deeply Flawed Rape Inquiry (hrw.org)
- Rights group demands new probe into Somalia gang rape (nation.co.ke)
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