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Monday, April 6, 2020

Somali Affairs

SJS condemns multiple arrests against journalists in Somalia’s Hirshabelle and Puntland

MOGADISHU, Somalia, 20 February, 2020 – Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) condemns the arbitrary arrests against four journalists in the towns of Galkayo and Bulo-Burte... More

Young Somali freelance journalist shot dead in Afgoye

MOGADISHU, Somalia, 16 February, 2020 – Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) condemns in the strongest terms possible in the killing of a young freelance TV... More

REVEALED: Villa Somalia officials who bribed media, threatened journalists to censor coverage

MOGADISHU, Somalia - On Thursday Amnesty International released its report on the violations committed against freedom of expression in Somalia detailing how killings of... More

SJS welcomes AI’s findings on Somalia’s freedom expression report, calls authorities to publicly condemn...

MOGADISHU, Somalia 13 February 2020 – Somali Journalists (SJS) welcomes Amnesty International report entitled ”We live in Perpetual Fear: Violations and Abuses of Freedom... More

TV journalist briefly arrested in SW Somalia over critical Facebook post

MOGADISHU, Somalia, 11 February, 2020 – Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) condemns the brief detention of journalist Hussein Ali Gesey, a correspondent for the privately-owned... More

Somali President receives media delegation headed by NUSOJ to hear concerns over media law

Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo has Sunday night received a media delegation headed by the National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) to hear growing... More

SJS calls Somali President to withhold and refuse signing draconian media bill into a...

MOGADISHU, Somalia, 23 January, 2020 – Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) protests against the draconian Somali Media Law (amendment) passed by the Upper House on... More

TV reporter jailed in Somaliland, Online journalist briefly detained in Puntland & Journalists restricted...

MOGADISHU, Somalia, 19 January, 2020 – Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) calls for Somaliland authorities to quash the 21 months jail sentence and the fines... More

Somali journalists covering Galmudug election protest against restrictions, TV editor released

MOGADISHU, Somalia, 13 January, 2020 – Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) stands in solidarity with local journalists and media houses in Galmudug who on Sunday... More

Somaliland court hands down one year jail sentence to Horn Cable TV editor

MOGADISHU, Somalia, 11 January, 2020 – Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) is extremely dismayed by the unfair and politically motivated sentence of one year in... More