Media Association of Puntland

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A soldier stands outside Garowe prison as prisoners stand behind the locked gate in Garowe, Puntland, in northeastern Somalia, on December 14, 2016. Puntland authorities detained a journalist without charge on May 4, 2018. (Reuters/Feisal Omar)

Puntland authorities detain journalist without charge

Nairobi, May 18, 2018–Authorities in Puntland, a semi-autonomous region in Somalia, should immediately release journalist Ibrahim Obo Daud, also known as Suldan Godogodo, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Ibrahim was arrested on May 4 in Garowe, the administrative capital of Puntland, according to Media Association of Puntland (MAP) chairman Mohamed Dahir and Bashir…

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A screen shot of Jama Yusuf Deperani, left, interviewing Information Minister Mohamoud Hassan on Somali Channel TV

Puntland authorities arrest Somali Channel TV presenter

Nairobi, November 20, 2015–Authorities in Somalia’s semi-autonomous region of Puntland arrested Jama Yusuf Deperani, a reporter and presenter with Somali Channel TV, on Thursday, according to one of his colleagues and a member of the Media Association of Puntland, who both spoke to CPJ.

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