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Death and detention major threats to media freedom in Somalia

0 Visits: 75 | Tuesday May 04, 2021 - 05:26:20
ASOJ.ORG - Two journalists were killed and another 33 were detained while 133 cases of intimidation were logged in Somalia during 2020, the Associated Somali Journalists (ASOJ) reports in its State of Media Freedom Report 2021. Released on World Press Freedom Day 2021, the report titled Between a Rock…

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Journalists barred from covering Somali leaders' meeting

0 Visits: 354 | Sunday April 04, 2021 - 18:54:53
The Associated Somali Journalists is deeply concerned that journalists were today barred from covering the meeting of the leaders of the Federal Government of Somalia and Federal Member States (FMSs) as well as the Governor and Mayor of Mogadishu.

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Somalia: ASOJ strongly condemns the wounding of a journalist & arresting another.

0 Visits: 595 | Thursday April 01, 2021 - 20:31:15
ASOJ.ORG - Associated Somali Journalists (ASOJ) is deeply concerned about the escalating violence against Somali journalists in the Gedo region, particularly in Beled Hawo district on the Somali-Kenyan border where a journalist was injured by security forces and another was arbitrarily imprisoned by…

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Puntland Frees Independent Journalist after Presidential Pardon

0 Visits: 345 | Tuesday March 23, 2021 - 01:28:07
ASOJ.ORG - The Associated Somali Journalists ASOJ welcomes the release of independent journalist Kilwe Adan Farah, who was today pardoned by Puntland President Said Abdullahi Deni. Kilwe Adan Farah had on, 17 March 2021, been sentenced to three years in jail by the Military High Court of Puntland, following…

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COVID-19 guidance for journalists and media houses in Somalia

0 Visits: 1883 | Friday April 17, 2020 - 05:41:14
ASOJ.ORG - Associated Somali Journalists has today published New guidance (advices) setting out how journalists and media houses in Somalia can meet their media duties as they navigate the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

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ASOJ condemns journalist jailed in Mogadishu over social media posts

0 Visits: 1865 | Thursday April 16, 2020 - 01:52:50
ASOJ.ORG - Associated Somali Journalists (ASOJ) strongly condemns the arrest of journalist Abdiaziz Ahmed Gurbiye who was also the Deputy Director of Goobjoog Media Group on Tuesday morning April 14, 2020, and calls for his immediate and unconditional release.

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Somalia:security forces arrested 38 journalists, while 37 were beaten, shot at or threatened at gunpoint

0 Visits: 1924 | Sunday January 05, 2020 - 06:26:56
Somalia detained record number of journalists in 2019: Report. State security forces arrested 38 journalists, while 37 were beaten, shot at or threatened at gunpoint, report says.

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ASOJ demands the release of Somali journalist arrested over Facebook posts.

0 Visits: 21222 | Tuesday May 28, 2019 - 22:58:12
The Associated Somali Journalists (ASOJ) has called for the immediate and unconditional release of a journalist Ali Aden Mumin arrested in Mogadishu after posting comments on his Facebook account.

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Somalia:ASOJ condemns the murder of veteran journalist

0 Visits: 4045 | Sunday December 23, 2018 - 04:33:55
The Associated Somali Journalists (ASOJ) condemns the murder of veteran journalist and other innocent people by coordinated double suicide bombings in Mogadishu.

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ASOJ demands the release of Somali journalist detained in Djibouti

0 Visits: 6592 | Thursday June 16, 2016 - 08:55:18
ASOJ.ORG - Associated Somali Journalists (ASOJ) condemns the arbitrary incarceration of a Somali journalist, Roble Mohamed Dirir, who is currently in the notorious Gabood prison in Djibouti city.

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The Ruling party's new sword against Somali independent Journalists.

0 Visits: 4466 | Friday May 27, 2016 - 16:49:43
Associated Somali Journalists (ASOJ) condemned on Thursday the arrest of the director of Goobjoog FM Mogadishu and called the move a new method to suppress the Somali independent media.

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A lawsuit Filed against Information Minister of Somalia

0 Visits: 7625 | Friday March 25, 2016 - 05:13:13
ASOJ.ORG - Information Minister of Somalia Mohamed Abdi Hayir Maareeye accused of killing Hindia Haji and Abdullahi Anogel. The minister also threatened and detained many Somali journalists.

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Somali Information Minister Condemned over Misconducts

0 Visits: 6627 | Monday January 18, 2016 - 09:07:41
ASOJ.ORG - The Associated Somali Journalists called Somali information Minister Mohamed Hayir Maareye a dictator who committed atrocities against the ministry of the information.

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Somalia:Independent media association deplores oppressive media law

0 Visits: 6320 | Sunday January 03, 2016 - 11:44:13
ASOJ.ORG - ASOJ has been a member of the media law drafting and reviewing committee. Its therefore to make clear, since the process has been hijacked without the consent of ASOJ as a member and independent media community as general, that the media law is oppressive to the media freedom, and demeans…

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Somalia:Hassan Gesey want to cover the murder of Media editor

0 Visits: 6207 | Friday November 06, 2015 - 09:57:49
ASOJ.ORG - Associated Somali Journalists -ASOJ - wants to draw your attention that Mohamed Ajiib (formerly known as Mohamed Ajiin) and his employee clansman Hassan Ali Geesey want to cover the murder of waagacusub Media English editor Abdullahi Ali Hussein (Ano geel) with the direct involvement of Dahabshiil…

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Somali Media Group Threatens to Take legal action against journalists killers

0 Visits: 6105 | Wednesday October 28, 2015 - 22:31:36
Asoj.org - The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) and Somali Investigative Journalists Association said on Wednesday that they are considering to take an appropriate action against individuals involved in killing, intimidating and harassing Somali journalists.

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Somalia:Forcible Sex Offenses Reported in the Ministry of Information

0 Visits: 6899 | Thursday October 08, 2015 - 21:42:00
Mogadishu, Somalia (ASOJ.ORG)-A newly released report says that the Minister of Information of Somalia has involved in unwanted sex contact with a number of female journalists that occurred in the Ministry of Information.

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ASOJ Calls Justice for Detained Radio Shabelle Journalists

0 Visits: 5572 | Saturday December 13, 2014 - 19:22:40
ASOJ said the detention of two journalists namely Mohamed Bashiir and Mohamud Arab was politicised. ASOJ continue that former justice minister Farah Abdulkadir refused those journalists to be brought before a court of law.

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ASOJ congratulates the new Information Minister

0 Visits: 7480 | Monday February 03, 2014 - 00:25:56
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ASOJ Accuses Somali Minister for the assassination of Journalist Timo Adde

0 Visits: 8419 | Monday October 28, 2013 - 01:44:07
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