Somali 'Rape' Victim Freed, Journalist JailedThe woman who accused government forces of rape has been set free, but a court has convicted the journalist who interviewed her.
Garowe Online, 3 March 2013
A Mogadishu court reduced the sentence of jailed journalist Abdiaziz Abdinur (Koronto) and gave jailed alleged rape victim Lul Hassan Ali her freedom, Garowe Online reports. Read more »
HRW, 3 March 2013
An appeals court's ruling to uphold the conviction of a journalist who interviewed a woman alleging rape by government forces is a major setback for freedom of the media in… Read more »
Symbol of justice.
Shabelle, 3 March 2013
Region appeal court has today reduced the one-year jail sentence of journalist Abdiasis Abdinur Ibrahim, aka Koronto, to six months. Read more »
Sabahi, 20 February 2013
A Somali court of appeals in Benadir adjourned for one week after hearing evidence on Wednesday (February 20th) in the case of a woman who said she was raped by security forces and… Read more »
Garowe Online, 20 February 2013
The Mogadishu court of appeals is currently hearing the case of the incarcerated journalist and alleged rape victim that were sentenced to one year in prison earlier this month,… Read more »
Somalia: Journalist Case Adjourned Again
Shabelle, 21 February 2013
The court of appeal reopened the case which was laid against a journalist who was in prison Abdiaziz Koronto and Luul Ali Osman who were accused of false statement. Read more »