NY (SD) – The United Nations Security Council has reached an agreement to take decisive measures regarding the accountability of individuals responsible for human rights violations during the conflict in Las Anod, in the Sool region.
This decision was made following the receipt and review of a report submitted by the Somalia Monitoring Group, in accordance with paragraph 47 (c) (i) of resolution 2662 (2022).
Resolution 1844 (2008) establishes that sanctions, including financial and travel restrictions, be imposed on individuals identified in the report submitted by the Somalia Monitoring Group.
The Committee has accused these individuals, whose identities have not been disclosed, of displacement, the destruction of civilian infrastructure, including schools, hospitals, displacement camps, and the obstruction of humanitarian assistance.
The Committee has called on the Federal Government of Somalia and all parties to the conflict to allow unrestricted access to Las Anod for United Nations Mine Action Service and other relevant organizations.
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