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Impunity guaranteed for violence against journalists in Somalia

Reporters Without Borders condemns journalist Abdirisak Ali Abdi’s murder on 18 November 2014 in Galkayo, in the northeastern semi-autonomous (...)

Published on 20 November 2014 Read


RSF writes a letter to François Hollande on freedom of the press in Somalia

As President François Hollande prepares to meet his Somali counterpart, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, Reporters Without Borders wishes to draw the (...)

Published on 15 October 2014 Read


TV journalist badly wounded in targeted shooting

A London-based TV station’s bureau chief, he was shot several times outside his Mogadishu home A shooting attack on a Somali journalist two days (...)

Published on 14 October 2014 Read


Security agency arrests journalists, closes radio stations after banning coverage of Al-Shabaab

Taking its fight against the Islamist militia Al-Shabaab to the airwaves, Somalia’s National Intelligence and Security Agency (NISA) has been (...)

Published on 11 September 2014 Read


Two of the four detained journalists freed on bail

Reporters Without Borders is relieved to learn that Abdiimalik Yusuf Mohamud, the owner of Shabelle Media Network, and Ahmed Abdi Hassan, the (...)

Published on 19 August 2014 Read


Two journalists arrested in Somaliland

Reporters Without Borders is very concerned about Baligubadle Online Media editor Ahmed Adan Robleh and Universal TV director Mohamed Aabi, who (...)

Published on 30 July 2014 Read


Absurd jail terms passed on newspaper’s owner and its editor

Reporters without borders is relieved to learn that the two journalists of Haatuf newspaper, Yusuf Abdi Gabobe and Ahmed Igeh, were pardoned by (...)

Published on 25 June 2014 Read


Somali government urged to revise proposed media law

Reporters Without Borders cautions the Somali cabinet against adopting an incomplete and overly restrictive media bill, which it is to examine (...)

Published on 25 June 2014 Read

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