National Union of Somali Journalists

Type: Organization
Name: National Union of Somali Journalists
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Concerns Rise Over Freedom of Press in Somalia After Crackdown On Journalists

By Shukri MohamedMogadishu — Following the arrest of several Somali journalists in recent weeks, media organisations are crying foul and urging government branches to protect the freedom of the press and ensure due process is followed in criminal cases ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

"High treason" charges faced by journalists punishable by death in Somalia

The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) has condemned Somali authorities for superciliously charging three journalists working for a leading independent media network with high treason and other irrational charges.In a hearing at Banadir Regional ... [Published Ifex - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Somalia: IFJ Demands Immediate Release of Somali Journalists Following Government Attacks On Media Freedom

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has condemned the severe and unwarranted action of Somali security forces who last Friday raided and closed independent radio stations in Mogadishu and arrested 19 media workers.Sixteen of the journalists ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

Somali Government Regulates Reporting on al-Shabab

NAIROBI—The Somali government is on the offensive to take more ground from the militant group al-Shabab. And in the capital Mogadishu, the government is putting pressure on local media as to how they can report the offensive - and warning against broadcasting ... [Published VOA News - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

Somalia: NUSOJ Protests Trumped-Up Charges, Demands Immediate Release of Journalists

By Sh M NetworkMuqdisho — The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) has condemned Somali authorities for superciliously charging three journalists working for leading independent media network with high treason and other irrational charges.In a ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 3 reports

Media Law Imposes Heavy Fines On Journalist...

The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) expresses outrage over the passing of a contentious anti-media legislation that introduces strict media restrictions and heavy fines.On Monday, 1 September 2014, Somalia's Council of Ministers narrowly ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Crackdown on Somali journalists condemned

by   ·   No CommentsMuqdisho(Sh M Network)-  The  National Union of Journalists of Great Britain and Ireland (NUJ)  has condemned the growing crackdown against journalists and trade union leaders in Somalia, that has included the jailing of prominent ... [Published Radio Shabelle - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Somalia: NUSOJ Laments Resubmission of Draft Media Law As a Threat to Media Freedom

By Sh M NetworkMogadishu — The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) protests against resubmission of draft media law to the Council of Ministers of the Federal Government of Somalia for endorsement without the agreed inclusive consultation with ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Somali Journalists Receive Training On Media Ethics, Press Freedom

Eighty Somali journalists concluded on Monday (August 25th) a three-day training workshop on journalism skills, media ethics and press freedom in Mogadishu.The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) carried out the training with support from the ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 3 reports

Somalia: Security forces raid, shut down radio stations, arrest eight journalists

The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) has criticised the security forces of the Federal Government of Somalia for abusing their power and the law by raiding and closing independent radio stations and arresting journalists in the wildest media ... [Published Metamorphosis - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Somalia: IFJ Demands Immediate Release of Somali Journalists Following Government Attacks On Media Freedom

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has condemned the severe and unwarranted action of Somali security forces who last Friday raided and closed independent radio stations in Mogadishu and arrested 19 media workers.Sixteen of the journalists ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 3 reports

16 Somali journalists arrested last Friday freed

Some 16 Somali journalists and media workers have been released from detention.Among those freed are Radio Shabelle and SKY FM reporters, technicians and guards arrested on Friday following a raid that led to the shutdown of both stations.The Somali National ... [Published Africa Review - Aug 18 2014]

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Gure, the director of Kulmiye Radio, said, "I got a call from a national securitysecurity officer in the morning, he ordered me to shut down the radio and come to the NISA Head Quarters. I shut down the radio and went there, the moment I entered the office I was informed that I was under arrest, four hours later we were released"
"Somalia authorities appear to have committed a double press freedom violation: first they tried to censor the media by asking them not to report on certain military operations, and then they arrested a journalist who dared to criticize the censorship. We call on authorities to release Hassan Gesey immediately and let the press do its job" said Tom Rhodes, East Africa Representative of the CommitteeCommittee to Protect Journalists
"We deplore the absurd charges pressed against three journalists of Shabelle Media Network," said Omar Faruk Osman, NUSOJ Secretary General. "We feel that these ridiculous charges, along with other press freedom violations in the past few weeks, constitute an organized campaign to stifle independent journalism in Mogadishu."
"We strongly condemn the raids on and closure of Radio Shabelle and SkyFm and we demand that these media stations are allowed to resume their operations freely and that the intimidation and violation of press freedom in the country ends now" said Costa

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Press Freedom Under Fire As Security Forces Inc... [Published Individual.com - Sep 13 2014]
Press Freedom Under Fire As Security Forces... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 13 2014]
Concerns Rise Over Freedom of Press in Somalia ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 12 2014]
"High treason" charges faced by journalists pun... [Published Ifex - Sep 10 2014]
Somalia: IFJ Demands Immediate Release of Somal... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 08 2014]
Somali Government Regulates Reporting on al-Shabab [Published VOA News - Sep 04 2014]
Somalia: NUSOJ Protests Trumped-Up Charges, Dem... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 04 2014]
Media Law Imposes Heavy Fines On Journalist... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 03 2014]
Somalia: Media law imposes heavy fines on journ... [Published Ifex - Sep 03 2014]
Somalia: Government Passes Anti-Media Legislation [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 02 2014]
Crackdown on Somali journalists condemned [Published Radio Shabelle - Sep 01 2014]
Somalia: NUSOJ Laments Resubmission of Draft Me... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 30 2014]
Somalia: Internews Europe Opens Centre in Mogad... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 29 2014]
Somalia: Somali Journalists Hail Finnish Suppor... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 28 2014]
Somali Journalists Receive Training On Media Et... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 27 2014]
Somalia: Security forces raid, shut down radio ... [Published Metamorphosis - Aug 25 2014]
Somalia: FAJ Condemns New Wave of Attacks Again... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 25 2014]
Somalia: EAJA Condemns Raid On Radio Stations, ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 25 2014]
Somaliland Authorities should return the journa... [Published Mareeg News Online - Aug 22 2014]
Somalia: Mogadishu Intelligence Chief Say Radio... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 21 2014]
Somalia: IFJ Demands Immediate Release of Somal... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 20 2014]
16 Somali journalists arrested last Friday freed [Published Africa Review - Aug 18 2014]
Somali journalists urge fair trial for colleagues [Published News.net - Aug 18 2014]
Somalia: Independent Media Houses Closed, Journ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 18 2014]
Al-Shabaab Member Suspected of Killing Somali J... [Published AA Kenya - Aug 13 2014]
Al-Shabaab member suspected of killing Somali j... [Published Ifex - Aug 12 2014]
NUSOJ Condemns new wave of Journalists’ Arrests... [Published SocioLingo Africa - Jul 28 2014]
NUSOJ protests sudden approval of Puntland Medi... [Published SocioLingo Africa - Jul 22 2014]
Somaliland armed men Detains a Journalist [Published Mareeg News Online - Jul 16 2014]
Somaliland:two journalists sentenced , revoke t... [Published Mareeg News Online - Jun 25 2014]
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NUSOJ Condemns new wave of Journalists’ Arrests... [Published SocioLingo Africa - Jul 28 2014]
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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