Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, Signs into Law the Human Rights Bill

On Sunday August 14th, 2016, HE the President of Somalia, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, signed into law a bill establishing an independent Human Rights Commission, which was recently approved by the country’s Parliament.
HE the President restated that the human rights are an essential part of good governance, stability and harmonious existence, ultimately resulting in justice and equality for all. He also noted that the FGS is working hard towards better cooperation with the independent Human Rights Commitee to protect civilians in armed conflict, challenge instances of lack of accountability but reiterated his hope that the new bill will address those problems conclusively.


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