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Overview: London conference on Somalia

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"Kenya stop violating our sea coast" - protesters at the London conference on Somalia

“Kenya stop violating our sea coast” – protesters at the London conference on Somalia

Interview: Adjoa Anyimadu, Somalia researcher, Chatham House

“Scepticism understandable”

Interview: Benedicte Goderiaux, Somalia researcher, Amnesty International

“Foreign armies and proxy militias in Somalia must be held accountable”

Interview: Ali Rooble, protester

“London conference on Somalia aims to conquer the country”

Ambience: Protest at London conference

“Hands off Somalia!”

Commonwealth Sec Gen Sharma on G20, Africa and human rights

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Kamalesh Sharma, 2009. Photo: UNDP

Kamalesh Sharma, 2009. Photo: UNDP

Promoting the interests of Commonwealth countries was the primary focus of Commonwealth chief Kamalesh Sharma‘s meeting with French President Nicolas Sarkozy on Wednesday night, ahead of next week’s G20 finance ministers meeting.

Radio France Internationale

Interview: Kamalesh Sharma, Secretary General, Commonwealth

Sharma represents 54 countries across the world, including a number from Africa. The Commonwealth recently observed elections in Zambia and has a team in place for this weekend’s elections in Cameroon. However, there are some criticisms over the Commonwealth’s approach to holding countries accountable for their human rights record.

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Written by Daniel Finnan

5 October 2011 at 19:48

Violence against women in the DRC

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Women in Goma, the Democratic Republic of Congo, January 2007, CC licence: Julien Harneis

Sixteen days of activism highlighting violence against women ends on 10 December. The campaign, financed by the Centre for Women’s Global Leadership, is trying to create a symbolic link between violence against women and human rights. At a recent conference in Paris the focus was on women in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Radio Report: Violence against women in the DRC

(presenter: Marjorie Hache)

Radio France Internationale