Somali 'Rape' Victim Freed, Journalist Jailed


The woman who accused government forces of rape has been set free, but a court has convicted the journalist who interviewed her.
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  • Somalia:  Somali Court Reduces Journalist Sentence

    Shabelle Media Network, 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 »

  • Somalia:  Court Hears 'Rape Case' Appeal, Adjourns Until Next Week

    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 »

  • Somalia:  Appeal Hearing for Jailed Journalist and Alleged Rape Victim

    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 Media Network, 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 »

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