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The journalists Mr. Abdi Hassan Abdi of Bulsho TV and Mr. Abdirashid Sh. Abdiwahab Sh. Ibrahim, the chief editor of Foore Newspaper
By SomalilandPress On Sunday, May 29th, 2016

Somaliland:CID Officers unlawfully Detain Two Journalists-SOLJA

The journalists Mr. Abdi Hassan Abdi of Bulsho TV and Mr. Abdirashid Sh. Abdiwahab Sh. Ibrahim, the chief editor of Foore Newspaper By Goth Mohamed Goth Officers attached to Somaliland Criminal Investigation Department More...

By MGoth On Thursday, February 12th, 2015

Egypt court releases Al Jazeera journalists on bail

An Egyptian court has ordered the release of detained Al Jazeera journalists Baher Mohamed and Mohamed Fahmy on bail. Al Jazeera spokesperson Osama Saeed said: “Bail is a small step in the right direction, and More...

By MGoth On Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

Somaliland:New SOLJA Leaders Assume Office

By Goth Mohamed Goth The newly elected Somaliland Journalist Association (SOLJA) leaders today in a well-attended ceremony officially assumed their roles as the new leaders of the main body representing journalists More...

By MGoth On Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

Somaliland: 9 Point Agreement Ends SOLJA Power Struggle

By Goth Mohamed Goth The new elected leadership of Somaliland Journalist Association SOLJA and the opposing faction composed of independent journalist and members of the previous administration today signed a nine More...

By MGoth On Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

Somali security forces arrest five journalists in two days

Nairobi, January 5, 2015–Somali security forces arrested five journalists in two separate cases over the weekend in the capital, Mogadishu, according to news reports. Three of them are still being held. On More...

By MGoth On Monday, January 5th, 2015

Somaliland: A Tribute to Late Mohamed-Rashid Muhumed Farah

The Champion of the Modern Day Journalism in Somaliland By Abdirahman Ahmed Shunuf Mohamed-Rashid Muhumed Farah died on the 29th of December following complications from a neck injury sustained from a car accident More...

By MGoth On Tuesday, April 29th, 2014

Al Jazeera takes legal action against Egyptian authorities

• Al Jazeera estimates losses in excess of $150 million Al Jazeera Media Network has submitted an official notification of dispute to the interim Egyptian government. The network says it is relying on a Bilateral More...

By MGoth On Monday, March 24th, 2014

Top TV presenters unite to help free detained Al Jazeera staff

Some of the world’s most prominent presenters from multiple news organisations have highlighted the importance of journalism by asking their viewers to “imagine a world where reality is distorted; imagine being More...

By MGoth On Thursday, April 25th, 2013

Somaliland: Maverick Journalist Survives Assassination Attempt

By Goth Mohamed Goth The Chairman of Hubaal newspaper Mr. Mohamed Ahmed Jama Aka Alooley  narrowly escaped death when a two-member gang of would be assassins attacked him inside the premises housing the Somali More...

By MGoth On Monday, April 22nd, 2013

Somalia: Journalist killed in Somali capital; 5th this year

Journalist shot dead in Somalia’s capital, 5th journalist to be killed this year MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A Somali radio station editor says unidentified gunmen have shot dead a journalist in Mogadishu, More...

By MGoth On Friday, April 5th, 2013
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Somalia:In Somalia, police claim questions in reported killing

New York, April 5, 2013–Police in Somalia say they have been holding a woman in custody for much of this week after they say questions were raised about the veracity of reports that a journalist was fatally More...

By MGoth On Tuesday, March 12th, 2013

Somalia: Police beat journalists attending court case in Mogadishu

Nairobi, March 12, 2013–Somali police attacked and obstructed more than a half-dozen journalists who were seeking to cover a rape trial in Mogadishu on Saturday, as authorities continue to struggle More...

By MGoth On Wednesday, March 6th, 2013

Somali appellate court upholds journalist’s conviction

Somali appellate court upholds journalist’s conviction Nairobi, March 4, 2013-Sunday’s decision by an appellate court in Mogadishu to uphold the conviction of a freelance Somali journalist in connection More...

By MGoth On Monday, February 18th, 2013

Somalia: $50,000 for info on journalists’ killers

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — The Somali government is offering a $50,000 reward for information that leads to the convictions of those killing journalists, the country’s prime minister said. Prime Minister More...

By MGoth On Monday, February 4th, 2013
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CPJ–UK should press Somalia on journalist’s jailing, murders

The Rt. Hon. David Cameron   Prime Minister of the United Kingdom   10 Downing Street   London SW1A 2AA Great Britain   Via facsimile: (+44) 2079250918     Dear Prime Minister Cameron,   In More...

By MGoth On Sunday, February 3rd, 2013

Somali PM says government working hard to improve after rape criticism

MOGADISHU (Reuters) – Somalia’s prime minister on Sunday said the authorities will do more to protect rape victims after foreign donors and human rights groups criticised the arrests of a woman allegedly More...

By MGoth On Monday, January 28th, 2013
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Somalia should free jailed reporter, solve press murders

PRESS FREEDOM LETTER  January 28, 2013 H.E Hassan Sheikh Mohamud President of the Federal Republic of Somalia Office of the President of Somalia Villa Somalia, Mogadishu Via email Dear President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, We More...

By MGoth On Friday, January 18th, 2013
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Shabelle journalist gunned down in Somalia

Nairobi, January 18, 2013–A veteran producer for the Shabelle Media Network was gunned down today in Mogadishu, the fifth Shabelle journalist killed in 13 months. The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns More...

By MGoth On Monday, January 14th, 2013

Somali journalist arrested for interviewing reported rape victim

Nairobi, January 11, 2013–Somali authorities should immediately release a freelance journalist who has been in custody in Mogadishu since Thursday for interviewing a woman who claimed she was raped by government More...

By MGoth On Thursday, December 27th, 2012
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Africa : In Djibouti, journalist defiant despite revolving jail door

Online journalist Houssein Ahmed Farah spent more than three months in jail in Djibouti before an appeals court finally released him in November–after his defense requested bail three times, Houssein said. More...