Abdulkader Ashir Nadara, Universal Television
Bashir Dirie Naleye, Universal Television
Hamud Mohammed Osman, Universal Television
Director Nadara, reporter Naleye and cameraman Osman of the Somali-language international broadcaster Universal Television were released without charge by a court in the capital Mogadishu, according to leading independent Radio Shabelle.
The journalists were arrested on the orders of a presidential aide after raising during an interview a question critical of the transitional government's handling of the conflict in Mogadishu.
In Somalia, Puntland authorities detain radio journalist
August 7, 2014 12:29 PM ET
On August 6, 2014, police in the semi-autonomous region of Puntland detained Fatima Yusuf, a reporter for the private broadcaster Radio Daljir, according to local journalists and news reports. Police raided Fatima's hotel room in Puntland's capital, Garowe, and also arrested two other journalists, Puntland TV reporter Khadro Mohamed...