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Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Somali Affairs

Somali police confiscate and delete footage from journalists’ cameras, detain one in Mogadishu

Somalia's police on Wednesday detained a senior TV journalist Ahmed Abdi Adawe in Mogadishu while seven other journalists were their equipment confiscated as the... More

STATE OF PRESS FREEDOM IN SOMALIA IN 2019: Working under Pressure and Targeted Attacks

MOGADISHU, Somalia, 06 January, 2020 – As 2019 ends, multiple actors continue to target Somalia media and its professionals through continued attacks, arbitrary arrests,... More

Police in Somalia’s Hirshabelle State briefly shut down a second independent radio and detain...

MOGADISHU, Somalia, 29 December, 2019 – Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) condemns the unlawful brief closure of Radio Jowhar and the detention of a journalist... More

Somalia’s Hirshabelle Police shut down independent radio station, briefly detain seven journalists in Jowhar

MOGADISHU, Somalia, 19 December, 2019 – Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) condemns the unlawful closure of the privately-owned independent City FM radio in Jowhar and... More

Journalists blocked from reporting and seized their equipment across Somalia

MOGADISHU, Somalia, 11 December, 2019 – Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) condemns the acts of restrictions, censorship and violence against journalists in Mogadishu, Jowhar and... More

Somaliland court gives police three more days to keep TV journalist in detention

MOGADISHU, Somalia, 30 November, 2019 – Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) calls for Somaliland authorities to immediately and unconditionally release Horn Cable TV editor, Abdikadir... More

SJS submits comments and recommendations on Somali Media Bill to Parliament and Ministry of...

MOGADISHU, Somalia, 24 November, 2019 –  After extensive consultations with its members and wider network of journalists, Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) this week submitted... More

Somaliland police arrest Horn Cable TV editor-in-chief, order closure of outlet

MOGADISHU, Somalia, 18 November, 2019 – Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) calls for Somaliland authorities to unconditionally release the editor-in-chief of the privately-owned independent Horn... More

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