Somalia Frees 'Rape Case' Reporter
The Supreme Court has released the journalist who was imprisoned for interviewing a woman who accused government soldiers of rape.
Shabelle Media Network, 17 March 2013
Abdi Farah Shirdon Said, the Prime Minister of Somalia told that his government would safeguard the independence of the local media in Somalia. read more »
Committee to Protect Journalists, 12 March 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 in ... read more »
Sabahi, 10 March 2013
Somali police on Saturday (March 9th) assaulted and detained five journalists covering the regional court in Mogadishu, according to the National Union of Somali Journalists ... read more »
National Union of Somali Journalists, 9 March 2013
The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) condemns the police assault against the journalists outside the regional court on Saturday March 09, 2013 around 12:00pm local ... read more »
Sabahi, 5 March 2013
Somali media organisations announced Monday (March 4th) the launch of a campaign against the jailing of journalist Abdiasis Abdinuur Ibrahim for six months for interviewing an ... read more »
Shabelle Media Network, 5 March 2013
Sunday's decision by an appellate court in Mogadishu to uphold the conviction of a freelance Somali journalist in connection with his interview of a reported rape victim prolongs a ... read more »
The National Union of Somali Journalists called the conviction of Abdiaziz Abdinur Ibrahim,“a serious setback” for press freedom (file photo).