National Union of Somali Journalists

Type: Organization
Name: National Union of Somali Journalists
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Director of banned TV station, editor of online news site arrested in Somaliland

The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) has accused the Somaliland authorities of waging a renewed campaign of intimidation against media after the police arrested two journalists.On Sunday, 27 July 2014, journalist Ahmed Adan Robleh, editor ... [Published Ifex - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 2 reports

NUSOJ Condemns new wave of Journalists' Arrests in Somaliland

/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) today accused the Somaliland authorities of waging a renewed campaign of intimidation against media after the police arrested two journalists.On Sunday, 27 July 2014, ... [Published Modern Ghana - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Somalia: Police Seize Radio Jowhar Building, Order Staff to Vacate

Police in Somalia's Middle Shabelle region on Friday (July 25th) took over the Radio Jowhar building and forced the radio station to stop broadcasting following a 24-hour notice issued by Middle Shabelle Governor Abdi Jinow Alasaw, Somalia's Goobjoog ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Somalia: Middle Shabelle Region - Radio Jowhar Given 24 Hour Ultimatum to Vacate Its Premises

The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) is deeply concerned about the decision of the Middle Shabelle Governor to evict Radio Jowhar from its premises within24 hours, a decision deemed as unfair, leaving the only radio station in the region to ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Draft media law legalises closure of media houses in semi-autonomous region of Puntland

The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) protests the sudden approval of the Puntland Media law by Puntland's parliament, and criticizes the proposed legislation as a “blow to press freedom”.On 21 July 2014, Puntland's parliament passed the draft ... [Published Ifex - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 3 reports

NIGERIA : EAJA urges Somali govt. not to push through anti-media legislation

Lagos, Nigeria (PANA) - The Eastern Africa Journalists Association (EAJA) has expressed serious concern over the move by the Somali government, through the Ministry of Information , to push through media laws that could undermine media freedom and freedom ... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 2 reports

Somalia: Somaliland Military Detains Universal TV Journalist

The Somaliland regional administration on Monday (July 14th) detained journalist Adam Mohamed Karaama of UK-based Universal TV in Las Anod and has taken him into custody at an undisclosed location, the National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) said ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Counter-terrorism legislation could suppress free expression in Somalia

The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) has expressed concern over the amended counter-terrorism legislation – which was passed by the Council of Ministers on 10 July – as it could threaten the already tenuous protection for free expression.“We ... [Published Ifex - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 5 reports

Journalists jailed for three years for defaming government

Yusuf Abdi Gabobe, owner of the Haatuf Media Network and its editor Ahmed Ali Egeh were sentenced to jail for "spreading false information and defaming government officials," according to media watchdog Reporters Without Borders (RSF).Gadobe was arrested ... [Published Times Live South Africa - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 2 reports

NUSOJ Condemns the Assassination of Somali Media Worker in Mogadishu

The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) is saddened to learn the murder of a Somali media worker in Mogadishu’s Bakaro market on late Monday, the latest in a string of violence against journalists and media workers in Somalia.Unidentified gunmen ... [Published Mareeg News Online - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 2 reports

Somaliland Authorities Arrest 3 Journalists

The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) condemns in the strongest terms possible the act of suppression, arbitrary arrests, threats and intimidations against the media by the Somaliland authorities, following the arbitrary arrests of three . ... [Published Scoop NZ - World - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 2 reports

NUSOJ Urges Somaliland Authorities to re-open Haatuf Offices, after police raid

MOGADISHU, Somalia, April 8, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) is outrageous by the closure of the Haatuf Newspaper offices in Hargeysa...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full ... [Published SocioLingo Africa - Apr 08 2014]

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...called on Somaliland's authorities to end the reign of repression that is being unleashed against free expression and journalism in Somaliland. "Somaliland journalists are citizens and are entitled to report on issues worth reporting without being harassed."
"The radio station is the only source of information for the communities in the region as informed communities are the integral part of building democratic societies" NUSOJ Secretary General Mohamed IbrahimIbrahim said
The Decree orders "Radio Jowhar is ordered to evacuate within 24 hours, starting from the date the letter signed."
"Press freedom and journalists' rights in Puntland will be swept away by this media law. The fact that the legislation has been rushed through, without proper consultation and in the face of opposition from the media community, suggests a concerted political attack on press freedom” said NUSOJ Secretary General Omar Faruk Osman."

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Director of banned TV station, editor of online... [Published Ifex - Jul 30 2014]
NUSOJ Condemns new wave of Journalists' Arrests... [Published Modern Ghana - Jul 28 2014]
Somalia: Police Seize Radio Jowhar Building, Or... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 28 2014]
NUSOJ Condemns new wave of Journalists’ Arrests... [Published SocioLingo Africa - Jul 28 2014]
Somalia: Middle Shabelle Region - Radio Jowhar ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 25 2014]
Draft media law legalises closure of media hous... [Published Ifex - Jul 24 2014]
NIGERIA : EAJA urges Somali govt. not to push t... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 22 2014]
NUSOJ protests sudden approval of Puntland Medi... [Published Modern Ghana - Jul 22 2014]
NUSOJ protests sudden approval of Puntland Medi... [Published SocioLingo Africa - Jul 22 2014]
Somalia: Somaliland Military Detains Universal ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 17 2014]
Somaliland armed men Detains a Journalist [Published Mareeg News Online - Jul 16 2014]
Counter-terrorism legislation could suppress fr... [Published Ifex - Jul 11 2014]
Somalia: Somali Media Support Group Holds First... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jun 30 2014]
Somalia: IFJ Calls On Somali Government to Re-D... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jun 27 2014]
Somalia: The First Somali Media Support Confere... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jun 27 2014]
Somalia: Somaliland Court Sentences Two Haatuf ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jun 27 2014]
Journalists jailed for three years for defaming... [Published Times Live South Africa - Jun 26 2014]
Controversial draft media law submitted to Coun... [Published Ifex - Jun 25 2014]
IFJ demands justice for journalist killed in So... [Published StarAfrica.com - Jun 25 2014]
Somaliland:two journalists sentenced , revoke t... [Published Mareeg News Online - Jun 25 2014]
In Somaliland, two journalists sentenced to thr... [Published SocioLingo Africa - Jun 25 2014]
NUSOJ Condemns “Judicial Intimidation” as Somal... [Published Modern Ghana - Jun 25 2014]
NUSOJ Condemns “Judicial Intimidation” as Somal... [Published SocioLingo Africa - Jun 25 2014]
IFJ Demands Justice for Journalist Murdered in ... [Published SocioLingo Africa - Jun 24 2014]
Somalia: Somali Journalists Demand Investigatio... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jun 24 2014]
Somali radio journalist killed by explosive dev... [Published Ifex - Jun 23 2014]
Police in Somaliland Send Haatuf Newspaper Chai... [Published Mareeg News Online - Jun 14 2014]
Three Journalists Briefly Detained in Southern ... [Published Mareeg News Online - Jun 11 2014]
Somali Independent Workers' Unions Submit Joint... [Published Mareeg News Online - Jun 04 2014]
NUSOJ condemns arrest, detention of journalists... [Published SocioLingo Africa - May 13 2014]
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MOGADISHU, Somalia, July 28, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) today accused the Somaliland authorities of waging a renewed campaign of...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full ...
NUSOJ protests sudden approval of Puntland Medi... [Published SocioLingo Africa - Jul 22 2014]
MOGADISHU, Somalia, July 22, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) protests the sudden approval of Puntland Media law by Puntland parliament,...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for ...
In Somaliland, two journalists sentenced to thr... [Published SocioLingo Africa - Jun 25 2014]
MOGADISHU, Somalia, June 25, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) condemns in the strongest terms possible to the harsh sentence handed down...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for ...
NUSOJ Condemns “Judicial Intimidation” as Somal... [Published SocioLingo Africa - Jun 25 2014]
MOGADISHU, Somalia, June 25, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) has strongly condemned the guilty verdict and the jail sentence by...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, ...
IFJ Demands Justice for Journalist Murdered in ... [Published SocioLingo Africa - Jun 24 2014]
MOGADISHU, Somalia, June 24, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The International Federation of Journalists has joined its affiliate, the National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ), to...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for ...
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