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Sunday, November 17, 2019

Somali Affairs

Security forces in Somalia’s Galmudug give new orders to stifle independent reporting

MOGADISHU, Somalia, 13 November, 2019 – Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) expresses concern about the new orders aimed to stifle independent media coverage in Galmudug... More

Somaliland: TV Journalists assaulted and briefly detained for covering protest in Hargeisa

MOGADISHU, Somalia, 10 November, 2019 – Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) condemns the beating, harassment meant to silence and unlawful detention against two TV journalists... More

2 Somali police officers arrested in Mogadishu for beating journalists

MOGADISHU - Somali government on Tuesday said that it had arrested two police officers who beat, harassed and confiscated journalists equipments a day earlier,... More

Somali police attack, beat journalists and confiscate equipment in Mogadishu

MOGADISHU, Somalia, 04 November, 2019 – Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) strongly condemns the harassment, beating, shooting and confiscation of equipment against Al-Jazeera and Reuters... More

To End Impunity in Somalia, SJS calls authorities to investigate and prosecute killers of...

MOGADISHU, Somalia, 01 November, 2019 – As the world marks the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists, Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS)... More

Somali journalists briefly detained in Mogadishu for covering demonstration

Somalia police on Sunday morning briefly arrested five journalists in Mogadishu’s Hodan neighborhood for covering a demonstration organized by public transport drivers, officials said,... More

Somalia journalists face online threats, harassment amid safety concerns

MOGADISHU, Somalia, 25 October, 2019 – Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) is alarmed by the rising levels of online harassment and intimidations against journalists which... More

Somalia’s Puntland police employs new tactics to discredit independent media reporting

MOGADISHU, Somalia, 22 October, 2019 – Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) is alarmed by the new trend of threats and intimidations targeted at journalists and... More

Former radio director charged with incitement in Somalia’s Puntland

MOGADISHU, Somalia, 21 October, 2019 – Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) calls for Puntland authorities to drop charges against former Radio Daljir director, Ahmed Sheikh... More

Somalia’s federal parliament denies access to independent journalists

MOGADISHU, Somalia, 19 October, 2019 – Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) calls for authorities at the Somali Federal Parliament (People’s House) to immediately restore access... More