National Union of Somali Journalists

Type: Organization
Name: National Union of Somali Journalists
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Another critical newspaper shut down in Somaliland

The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) expresses serious concern over the closure of yet another critical newspaper in Hargeisa by Somaliland's authorities on 7 April 2014.The shutdown order against the independent daily newspaper Haatuf was ... [Published Ifex - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

African Commission adopts resolution on media attacks in Somalia

The African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) welcomes the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights' (ACHPR) resolution addressing the continual attacks on media workers in Somalia.Resolution 264: Resolution on Attacks Against Journalists and ... [Published Ifex - Apr 10 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]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Somalia: Somali Journalists Union Praises Task Force Appointment

The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) praised the formation of an independent task force to review Somalia's draft media law.NUSOJ lauded Minister of Information Mustafa Ahmed Dhulow for allowing the media sector to be represented in the drafting ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

NUSOJ welcomes the formation of the Independent Media Law Task force in Mogadshu

MOGADISHU, Somalia, April 4, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) welcomes the formation of the Independent Task Force mandated to review...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full ... [Published SocioLingo Africa - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 2 reports

- Broadcast journalist detained by Somali authorities over report about missing passport

The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) protests the arrest of a broadcast journalist by the federal police in Mogadishu on 30 March 2014.Nuradin Hassan Ibrahim, editor of SkyFM Radio in ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Somalia: Somali Journalists Union Welcomes Release of Sky FM Presenter

The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) Tuesday (April 1st) welcomed the release of Sky FM news presenter Nuradin Hassan Shardi, who was taken into custody Sunday."He was released without charges and the reason behind his arrest has not been ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

NUSOJ protests broadcast journalist’s detention in Mogadishu

MOGADISHU, Somalia, March 31, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) protests today’s arrest of broadcast journalist by the federal police...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, ... [Published SocioLingo Africa - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 29 2014 - 2 reports

Somalia Somalia Ratifies International Labour Organizations Conventions On Protection of Freedom of Association

The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) congratulates the Federal Government of Somalia on joining the countries that ratified International Labour Organization (ILO) Conventions 87 and 98 ... ... [Published Big News Network - Mar 29 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 2 reports

Somalia: 24000 Sign to Petition Ethiopian Authorities to Release Sentenced Somali Journalist

More 24,000 people across the globe signed a petition launched by the National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) for the release of Somali Journalist Mohamed Aweys Mudey, who was sentenced to 27 years in prison in Ethiopia for terrorism related cha ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 2 reports

Somalia: AU Human Rights Body Calls for Respect for Union and Journalist Rights

The African Commission on Human & People's Rights (ACHPR), Africa's highest human rights body, adopted resolution on attacks of journalists and media practitioners in Somalia at its 15th Extra-Ordinary Session, from 7 to 14 March 2014, in Banjul, The ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

NUSOJ Launches Petition For Somali Journalist Imprisoned in Ethiopia

MOGADISHU, Somalia, March 19, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) has launched a petition to the Ethiopian government to free Somali...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, ... [Published SocioLingo Africa - Mar 19 2014]

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...ACHPR "strongly condemns the serious violations of the rightright to life committed against journalists and media practitioners" and appeals for "the immediate cessation of harassment and intimidation aimed at independent media organisations" in Somalia...
The union said it was looking forward to "working with the appointed task force with the aim of ensuring the final draft of the bill safeguards the media freedoms and the freedom of expression in line with the federal constitution of Somalia and respects the existing regional and international conventions on freedom of expression"
"This amounts to physical intimidation of a journalist and appears to be in direct breach of Somalia's provisional constitution. It clearly demonstrates how journalists in Somalia are soft targets for the authorities who are supposed to uphold principles of rule of law, and respect independent media to report without fear from retaliation" said Omar Faruk Osman, Secretary General of NUSOJ
"The unjustified arbitrary arrests against media workers is a direct threat to the freedom of expression guaranteed under the federal constitution of Somalia" NUSOJ Secretary General Mohamed IbrahimIbrahim said

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Another critical newspaper shut down in Somaliland [Published Ifex - Apr 15 2014]
African Commission adopts resolution on media a... [Published Ifex - Apr 10 2014]
- Somalia Minister of Information urged to cons... [Published Big News Network - Apr 08 2014]
NUSOJ Urges Somaliland Authorities to re-open H... [Published SocioLingo Africa - Apr 08 2014]
NUSOJ condemns closure of another critical news... [Published SocioLingo Africa - Apr 08 2014]
Somalia: Somali Journalists Union Praises Task ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 08 2014]
NUSOJ welcomes the formation of the Independent... [Published SocioLingo Africa - Apr 04 2014]
Angry Mob Attacks and beats TV Journalist in Ba... [Published SocioLingo Africa - Apr 03 2014]
- Broadcast journalist detained by Somali autho... [Published Big News Network - Apr 03 2014]
Broadcast journalist detained by Somali authori... [Published Ifex - Apr 02 2014]
Somalia: Somali Journalists Union Welcomes Rele... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 02 2014]
Somali Journalists call for the release of Soma... [Published SocioLingo Africa - Mar 31 2014]
Eaja Urges Ethiopian Authorities to Release a S... [Published AllAfrica.com - Mar 31 2014]
Alarming Guilty Verdict and Imprisonment of Vet... [Published AllAfrica.com - Mar 31 2014]
NUSOJ protests broadcast journalist’s detention... [Published SocioLingo Africa - Mar 31 2014]
Somalia Somalia Ratifies International Labour O... [Published Big News Network - Mar 29 2014]
- Somalia ratifies International Labour Organiz... [Published Big News Network - Mar 28 2014]
Somalia: 24000 Sign to Petition Ethiopian Autho... [Published AllAfrica.com - Mar 27 2014]
More Than 24,000 People Petitioned Ethiopian Go... [Published AllAfrica.com - Mar 27 2014]
Somalia: AU Human Rights Body Calls for Respect... [Published AllAfrica.com - Mar 25 2014]
NUSOJ hails Somalia’s ratification of ILO stand... [Published SocioLingo Africa - Mar 25 2014]
NUSOJ Launches Petition For Somali Journalist I... [Published SocioLingo Africa - Mar 19 2014]
Imprisonment of Somali journalist in Ethiopia a... [Published Ifex - Mar 14 2014]
Ethiopia: International Federation of Journalis... [Published AllAfrica.com - Mar 13 2014]
IFJ Appeals for Release of Somali Journalist Ja... [Published Mareeg News Online - Mar 12 2014]
Ethiopia:27 years sentences for Release o Journ... [Published Mareeg News Online - Mar 11 2014]
IFJ Appeals for Release of Somali Journalist Ja... [Published INamibia - Mar 11 2014]
Somali radio director first on Al-Shabaab fight... [Published Ifex - Mar 11 2014]
NUSOJ condemns harsh sentence for Somali journa... [Published Big News Network - Mar 11 2014]
NUSOJ condemns harsh sentence for Somali journa... [Published SocioLingo Africa - Mar 10 2014]
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NUSOJ Urges Somaliland Authorities to re-open H... [Published SocioLingo Africa - Apr 08 2014]
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 ...
NUSOJ condemns closure of another critical news... [Published SocioLingo Africa - Apr 08 2014]
MOGADISHU, Somalia, April 8, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) has today expressed serious concern over the closure of yet another...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, ...
NUSOJ welcomes the formation of the Independent... [Published SocioLingo Africa - Apr 04 2014]
MOGADISHU, Somalia, April 4, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) welcomes the formation of the Independent Task Force mandated to review...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full ...
Angry Mob Attacks and beats TV Journalist in Ba... [Published SocioLingo Africa - Apr 03 2014]
MOGADISHU, Somalia, April 3, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) denounces the increasing violations against the press in the town of...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full ...
Somali Journalists call for the release of Soma... [Published SocioLingo Africa - Mar 31 2014]
MOGADISHU, Somalia, March 31, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The National Union of Somali Journalists NUSOJ condemns the arrest of the Somali journalist Nuradiin Shardi, a news...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, ...
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