Somali Journalists Syndicate

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Somali journalist Mohamed Isse Hassan killed in Mogadishu bomb blast

Nairobi, November 2, 2022—The Committee to Protect Journalists on Wednesday called for accountability for the killing of broadcast journalist Mohamed Isse Hassan and the injuries suffered by two other journalists and one media worker in October 29 twin bomb blasts in the Somali capital, Mogadishu. At least 120 people were killed in two car bomb…

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Two Somali journalists sentenced to 16 months in jail for false news

New York, May 23, 2022 — In response to news reports and statements from local rights groups that the Hargeisa Regional Court in the breakaway region of Somaliland sentenced journalists Mohamed Abdi Ilig and Abdijabar Mohamed Hussein to 16 months imprisonment for subversion and false news on Monday, the Committee to Protect Journalists issued the…

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Somali journalist Hanad Ali Guled survives beating, knife attack by unidentified assailants

Nairobi, July 12, 2021 — Somali authorities should investigate the recent attack on journalist and press freedom advocate Hanad Ali Guled and hold those responsible to account, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. On the night of June 23,  four unidentified men attacked Hanad, chief editor of the privately owned broadcaster Goobjoog Television, according…

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