Somaliland

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CPJ urges Secretary Pompeo to respect press freedom

January 31, 2020 1:12 PM ET

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Somaliland court sentences journalist Abdirahman Mohamed Hiddig to 21 months in prison

January 28, 2020 2:10 PM ET

Nairobi, January 28, 2020 -- Authorities in Somaliland should immediately release journalist Abdirahman Mohamed Hiddig from prison and drop all charges against him, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

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Abdiqaadir Saleban Aseyr

December 10, 2019 9:35 PM ET

Abdiqaadir Saleban Aseyr, chief editor of privately owned Horn Cable TV, was arrested on November 18, 2019, in the breakaway region of Somaliland, after police summoned him. Horn Cable TV’s Hargeisa offices were also shut down for three days following...

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Somaliland police shut down Horn Cable TV, arrest its editor

November 19, 2019 2:44 PM ET

Nairobi, November 19, 2019--The Committee to Protect Journalists today called on authorities in the breakaway region of Somaliland to immediately allow the privately owned Horn Cable TV to operate freely and to unconditionally release its chief editor, Abdiqaadir Saleban...

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A concerning plan to establish media courts in Pakistan

September 20, 2019 12:05 AM ET

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Said Khadar

September 18, 2019 10:38 PM ET

Abdirashid, the chairman and a reporter for the independent newspaper Hubsad, and Said, a reporter for the paper, were arrested on November 30, 2015 on orders of the Somaliland Attorney General, according to reports. Mustafe Mahdi, a lawyer for the...

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Abdirashid Nur Wa'ays

September 18, 2019 10:38 PM ET

Abdirashid, the chairman and a reporter for the independent newspaper Hubsad, and Said, a reporter for the paper, were arrested on November 30, 2015 on orders of the Somaliland Attorney General, according to reports. Mustafe Mahdi, a lawyer for the...

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Somaliland authorities block HadhwanaagNews website, arrest 2 employees

September 18, 2019 8:49 AM ET

Nairobi, September 18, 2019 -- Authorities in the breakaway region of Somaliland should immediately release two HadhwanaagNews employees and unblock the outlet’s website, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

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Censorship 2.0: #MostCensored countries use digital and traditional tactics to silence media

September 13, 2019 10:28 AM ET

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Somaliland police raid Horyaal 24 TV offices, arrest owner Mohamed Osman Mireh

September 9, 2019 1:43 PM ET

Nairobi, September 9, 2019 -- Authorities in the breakaway region of Somaliland should immediately free Mohamed Osman Mireh and allow Horyaal 24 TV to broadcast freely, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

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