'We Live in Perpetual Fear': Violations and Abuses of Freedom of Expression in Somalia

Amnesty International
Amnesty International
Publication Date:
13 February 2020
Somalia, Press and Media

Since late 2017, media freedom in Somalia has been suppressed by the Federal Government of Somalia's security forces and officials, authorities in regional states and by the armed group Al-Shabaab. This report documents allegations of threats, harassment and intimidation of the media including physical attacks, killings and attempted killings of journalists, arbitrary arrests, harassment and intimidation of journalists and other critics and restrictions on access to information.

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