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ASOJ Condemns RAID ON SHABELLE RADIO

0 Visits: 797 | Monday July 05, 2010 - 01:32:22
The Associated Somali Journalists (ASOJ) strongly condemns the attack that forces of Transitional Federal Government (TFG) today took to the headquarters of Shabelle Media Network.

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Invitation to an ICRC Seminar on International Humanitarian Law

0 Visits: 851 | Monday July 05, 2010 - 01:31:31
After last year's success, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in cooperation with FCA would like to once again invite journalists ASOJ who work in conflict zones to a Seminar on International Humanitarian Law.

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A memorial service for three Somali Journalists held in Nairobi.+PIC

0 Visits: 1064 | Monday July 05, 2010 - 01:29:54
A memorial service for three Somali Journalists,Ali Iman Sharmarke, Mahad Ahmed Elmi, killed in Mogadishu on Saturday August 11, and Abdulkadir Kaskey killed in Bay Region the Western Somalia was held at Barakat Hotel, Nairobi last Thursday.

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In Somalia, reporter killed in vehicle ambush

0 Visits: 844 | Monday July 05, 2010 - 01:28:42
young reporter returning from a journalism training workshop in the Somali capital of Mogadishu was shot dead today in southwestern Somalia when clan militiamen ambushed his vehicle, according to the National Union of Somali Journalists.

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Somalia: The Killing field past 24 hours, a local human rights group said Tuesday.

0 Visits: 1069 | Monday July 05, 2010 - 01:27:44
The battles began Monday when insurgents attacked government bases, said Sudan Ali Ahmed, chairman of Elman Human Rights, an independent Somali group.

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In Ethiopia, four journalists released from prison

0 Visits: 827 | Monday July 05, 2010 - 01:26:44
Four imprisoned Ethiopian journalists of now-defunct Amharic-language weeklies were released on conditional pardon on Saturday along with 27 opposition activists, according to news reports and local journalists.

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Clause Won't Be Expunged But Amended, Says Kagwe.

0 Visits: 817 | Monday July 05, 2010 - 01:25:28
Information and Communications minister Mr Mutahi Kagwe has defended himself against allegations that he is among the government officials who want to gag the media through the controversial Media Bill.

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Asoj condemns The Kills Of Two Somali Journalists

1 Visits: 918 | Monday July 05, 2010 - 01:24:24
Chairman of Associated Somali Journalists (ASOJ) Dahir Abdulle Alasow has Condemns the Bomb explosion kills owner of Horn Afrik Radio in Mogadishu and the killing of Mahad Ahmad Elme a journalist works for a local Radio of capital voice, a branch for Horn afric Radio station.

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ASOJ REGISTERED VIOLATIONS ON JOURNALISTS IN SOMALIA FROM 2000 TO 2007

0 Visits: 983 | Monday July 05, 2010 - 01:23:32
Although there are independent Media in Somalia the Journalists work in very difficult situation. There are no tangible relations between them and violations on the Journalist range from intimidation, torture to death. Below is an inventory of the violations as recorded by ASOJ: -

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Four more Ethiopian journalists sentenced; pardon anticipated.

1 Visits: 892 | Monday July 05, 2010 - 01:21:03
Ethiopia's High Court handed down heavy prison sentences to four journalists jailed in connection with their coverage of deadly post-election unrest in 2005, after the journalists waived their defense and pleaded guilty in anticipation of a pardon, according to local sources. All of them worked…

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Delegate Associated Somali journalists are tour on Adis ababa.

0 Visits: 935 | Monday July 05, 2010 - 01:18:58

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Troops raid prominent Somali broadcaster four times.

0 Visits: 912 | Monday July 05, 2010 - 01:18:08
A prominent broadcaster covering public reaction to a large-scale government security crackdown in the commercial district of the capital, Mogadishu, was raided four times over the weekend by Somali government troops, according to news reports and the National Union of Somali Journalists.

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Ethiopia's High Court convicts four editors, three publishers.

0 Visits: 965 | Monday July 05, 2010 - 01:16:51
Ethiopia's High Court today convicted four editors and three publishers of now-defunct weeklies of anti-state charges linked to their coverage of the government's handling of disputed parliamentary elections in 2005, according to local journalists.

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Somali government cracks down on media over security coverage.

0 Visits: 989 | Monday July 05, 2010 - 01:16:04
Three private broadcasters covering a government security crackdown in the aftermath of Sunday's deadly suicide bombing of the residence of the Somali prime minister in the capital, Mogadishu, were indefinitely shuttered on Wednesday after authorities accused the stations of fomenting unrest, according…

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ASOJ CONDEMNS KILLING OF TWO SOMALI JOURNALISTS.

0 Visits: 987 | Monday July 05, 2010 - 01:15:11
Associated Somali Journalists condemns the barbaric and inhuman killing of two Somali journalists by clan militias in Middle Shabelle region of Somalia on Tuesday.

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Backsliders A World Press Freedom Day report from CPJ:

0 Visits: 1017 | Monday July 05, 2010 - 01:14:23
The 10 countries where press freedom has most deteriorated

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SOMALI JOUNALISTS FACING HARSH LIFE THREATENING CONDITIONS.

0 Visits: 1117 | Monday July 05, 2010 - 01:12:55
Somali journalists are now facing the worst difficulties ever after the collapse of the late military regime in 1991.

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Ethiopian High Court acquits eight journalists on antistate crimes.

0 Visits: 1090 | Monday July 05, 2010 - 01:12:12
New York, April 9, 2007â€" Ethiopia’s High Court today acquitted and set free eight editors and publishers of Amharic-language newspapers who have been jailed on antistate charges since a massive November 2005 government crackdown , according to local journalists and media reports.

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