Expert Group says private military and security firms in Somalia need regulation

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Piracy at sea

As Somalis continue to rebuild their country, a group of human rights experts is hoping that all citizens receive the right to protection, not just those who can afford it.

Members of a UN Working Group on the use of mercenaries recently returned from a week-long mission to the country to assess what impact these firms have on human rights.

Dianne Penn reports.


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