Human rights in Somalia

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Both male and female same-sex sexual activity is illegal and could be punished by up to death.[1]

On October 3, 2020, a UN human rights investigator raised concerns over Somali government's backtracking of human rights commitments. According to information collected by the investigator, Somali authorities were regressing on commitments to protect peoples’ economic, social and cultural rights.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "The countries where homosexuality is still illegal". The Week. 12 June 2019. Archived from the original on 28 November 2019. Retrieved 22 November 2019.
  2. "UN Expert: Somalia Backtracking on Human Rights Commitments". Voice of America – English. Retrieved 3 October 2020.