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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
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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...

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By Mohamed I. Haji Abdi On Sunday, April 14th, 2013
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Somaliland constitution prohibits all acts that suppress the press

14th April 7/2013 Press statement: Immediate release Somaliland constitution prohibits all acts that suppress the press Three journalists working for Horn Cable TV was arrested in Hargeisa yesterday, 13.4.2013. More...

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By MGoth On Tuesday, April 9th, 2013
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Somaliland: the arrest of Yasin Jama Ali, journalist, violates the freedom of the press

Human Rights Center Headquarters: Hargeisa Somaliland Tel: 4468227 or 4472011 E-mail: dafac02@hotmail.com 9th April                                                                                                                             More...

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By MGoth On Wednesday, March 27th, 2013
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Somalia:Statement by the spokesperson of the EU High Representative on the assassination of a Somali journalist in Mogadishu

The spokesperson of Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice President of the Commission, issued the following statement: “The High Representative was More...

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By MGoth On Tuesday, March 12th, 2013
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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...

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By MGoth On Friday, February 22nd, 2013
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Somaliland Journalist Association SOLJA Annual Report

A Somaliland Journalist Association SOLJA special report Harassment, detention and imprisonment of journalists Somaliland reached a record high in 2012. Number of harassment, detention and imprisonment journalists More...

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By MGoth On Friday, February 22nd, 2013
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Somalia: Will talk of stronger Somali justice lead to action?

By Tom Rhodes/CPJ East Africa Consultant Spirits of journalists in Somalia, the most dangerous country in Africa to practice the profession, were lifted slightly this week after Prime Minister Abdi Farah Shirdon More...

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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...

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By SomalilandPress On Wednesday, October 10th, 2012
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Somalia: Puntland authorities close down radio and website

Nairobi, October 9, 2012-Security agents in the semi-autonomous region of Puntland shuttered private broadcaster Horseed FM on Saturday morning and ordered Internet service providers in the region to block the station’s More...

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By goth Mohamed On Friday, August 17th, 2012
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Djibouti: Two Ministers Sent Letter After Journalist’s Transfer To Prison

[MEDIA NEWS] Reporters Without Borders wrote to two government ministers today to protest at the way the authorities have been treating Houssein Ahmed Farah, the correspondent of the news website La Voix de Djibouti, More...

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By goth Mohamed On Tuesday, August 7th, 2012
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Somaliland journalists protest against police brutality

The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) protests against the police brutality against a female television reporter in Somaliland, while the journalist was doing her professional work. On Saturday, 4 August More...

Abdiweli Farah and Mohamed Abdi Jama, chief editors of Ogaal and Waheen, respectively, say the government has not lived up to its promises. (CPJ/Tom Rhodes)
By Sahra Farah On Thursday, June 14th, 2012
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Mission Journal: Somaliland’s press harassed, disappointed

Abdiweli Farah and Mohamed Abdi Jama, chief editors of Ogaal and Waheen, respectively, say the government has not lived up to its promises. (CPJ/Tom Rhodes) By Tom Rhodes, CPJ East Africa Consultant HARGEISA — More...

By Hassan Ali On Saturday, January 7th, 2012
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SOMALIA: Puntland must explain detention of journalists

NEW YORK — The Committee to Protect Journalists calls on authorities in the semi-autonomous Somali region of Puntland to explain why they have held two journalists without charge since Monday. Security personnel More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Friday, July 17th, 2009
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Journalists arrested, beaten in Somaliland and Puntland: RSF

NAIROBI — Two journalists were arrested and a television station shut down in Somalia’s breakaway region of Somaliland while several others were beaten in the self-declared state of Puntland, a media watchdog More...