Administration of Justice

Somalia: Country of Origin Information Report
www.homeoffice.gov.uk/rds/pdfs07/somalia-141107.doc

Presents detailed summaries about Somalia which have been compiled from material produced by a wide range of reliable external information sources. Especially, the report focuses on the main asylum and human rights issues in the country, but also provides background information on geography, economy and history.

Human Rights

Annual Reports to Congress on Human Rights Practices - Somalia
These reports, produced by the U.S. Department of State, to the U.S. Congress. The law provides that the Secretary of State shall transmit a "full and complete report regarding the status of internationally recognized human rights, within the meaning of subsection (A) in countries that receive assistance under this part, and (B) in all other foreign countries which are members of the United Nations and which are not otherwise the subject of a human rights report under this Act." Reports on several countries are included that do not fall into the categories established by these statutes and that thus are not covered by the congressional requirement. The reports cover internationally recognized individual, civil, political, and worker rights, as set forth in the Univeral Declaration of Human Rights. (website).

Annual Reports to Congress on International Religious Freedom - Somalia

These reports, produced by the U.S. Department of State, describe the status of religious freedom in Somalia, government policies violating religious belief and practices of groups, religious denominations, and individuals, and U.S. policies to promote religious freedom around the world. It is submitted in compliance with the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998.