Tuesday, 26 September 2017

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  • PRESS STATEMENT: SRSG Keating welcomes parliamentary review of 2016 Media Law - Mogadishu, 25 September 2017 – The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG) in Somalia Michael Keating has noted the recent introduction of legislation in Somalia’s Federal Parliament that would amend the country’s 2016 media law. President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo’s cabinet approved a package of amendments to the media law in July that...
  • PARLIAMENTARIANS AND MEDIA STAKEHOLDERS DIALOGUE FORUM ON SOMALI MEDIA BILL - A Parliamentarians’ and media stakeholders’ forum was held on Saturday, September 23rd, 2017 aimed at providing comprehensive inputs for amendment to the Somali Media Bill approved by the Cabinet in July 2017. In recent months, the Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism opened up the Somalia Media Law for wider...
  • Somali media fraternities with civil society appeal Somali Media Law to be amended properly . - The consultative meeting attended by local Somali media organizations, civil society groups, media professionals and lawyers was focused on creating a platform of media professionals to contribute the ongoing media bill in a professional, accurate and comprehensive manner and Identify the absolute priorities of Somali media for the amendments, particularly...
  • NUSOJ condemns the arbitrary arrest of a journalist in Garowe. - Mogadishu: Monday 07/08/2017 The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) condemns – in the strongest terms possible – the arbitrary and detention of a Somali journalist on late Sunday, 6 August, 2017 in Garowe, Puntland. The reason behind the arrest of the editor of Horseed media in Puntland Omar Said...
  • Child Rights Training for Journalists concluded in Mogadishu - The National Union of Somali Journalists supported by UNICEF have successfully concluded a three day training on child rights in Mogadishu on Monday. The training held from July 22, to 24 , 2017 attracted up-to 40 working journalists from more than 20 different local and national media organizations in Mogadishu....

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PRESS STATEMENT: SRSG Keating welcomes parliamentary review of 2016 Media...

Mogadishu, 25 September 2017 – The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG) in Somalia Michael Keating has noted the recent introduction of legislation in Somalia’s Federal Parliament that would a...
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PARLIAMENTARIANS AND MEDIA STAKEHOLDERS DIALOGUE FORUM ON SOMALI MEDIA BILL

A Parliamentarians’ and media stakeholders’ forum was held on Saturday, September 23rd, 2017 aimed at providing comprehensive inputs for amendment to the Somali Media Bill approved by the Cabinet in July 2017. In rec...
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Somali media fraternities with civil society appeal Somali Media Law...

The consultative meeting attended by local Somali media organizations, civil society groups, media professionals and lawyers was focused on creating a platform of media professionals to contribute the ongoing media bill ...
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NUSOJ condemns the arbitrary arrest of a journalist in Garowe.

Mogadishu: Monday 07/08/2017 The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) condemns – in the strongest terms possible – the arbitrary and detention of a Somali journalist on late Sunday, 6 August, 2017 in Garowe, ...
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Child Rights Training for Journalists concluded in Mogadishu

The National Union of Somali Journalists supported by UNICEF have successfully concluded a three day training on child rights in Mogadishu on Monday. The training held from July 22, to 24 , 2017 attracted up-to 40 workin...
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Somali cabinet passes flawed media bill after so-called review

Press Release. Mogadishu: Sunday 16/07/2017 Somali cabinet passes flawed media bill after so-called review The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) and affiliate media organizations including Somali Media Associ...

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NUSOJ condemns the arbitrary arrest of a journalist in Galkayo

NUSOJ.ORG.SO: For Immediate Press Release, Mogadishu: Saturday 19/11/2016 The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) condemns – in the strongest terms possible – the arrest of a Somali journalist on Saturday, 1...
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Ahlu Sunna Waljama Administration in central Somalia silences a radio…

Ahlu Sunna Waljama Administration in central Somalia silences a radio Station in the town of Guri’el For immediate Press Release Mogadishu, November 15, 2016 An independent radio station at the central Somalia tow...
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NUSOJ condemns journalist arrest in Kismayo

National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) condemns – in the strongest terms possible – the arrest of three Somali journalists on Saturday, 12 November, 2016 in Kismayo, the capital of Jubbaland regional state, loc...
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NUSOJ Sends a message of condolence to the family of...

National Union of Somali Journalists is shocked to hear the death of Somali Journalist Mahad Ali Mohamed in Galka’ayo, NUSOJ expresses its deepest sympathies and sends message of condolences to the families, friends, ...
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Somali government detains a newspaper editor & close down office...

NUSOJ.ORG.SO: The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) condemns the arrest of the editor in chief of Xog Ogaal newspaper Mr Abdi Aden Guuleed (Caanogeel) and the shut down of main office of the paper in Mogadishu...

Urgently:”NUSOJ Condemns the Act of Suppression Against Journalist’s access to...

NUSOJ.ORG.SO: The National Union of Journalists has condemns in the strongest possible terms the suppression move against journalists’ to have an access to Mogadishu airport during Somalia’s election issued by the Ge...

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NUSOJ welcomes the Minister of Information’s gesture to review Media...

Mogadishu, 29 April 2017 – National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) expressed its compliment to the Minister of Information and Public Awareness, HE. Abdirahman Omar Osman (Eng. Yarisow) who received today Media Le...
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A journalist wounded in Mogadishu,Somalia

MOGADISHU, Somalia, March 19, 2017 The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) condemns in the strongest possible terms the shooting of a Somali journalist working for Shabelle radio in Mogadishu on Sunday, March 19...
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New Somali President commits support to independence of media and...

MOGADISHU, Somalia, March 6, 2017 The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) welcomes the Somali Presidents’ pledges support free media during meeting with the Somali Journalist leaders and more than fifty media ...

Seven Somali Journalists Wounded in Mogadishu’s Suicide Attack

Mogadishu — The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ is dismayed by the suicide attack targeted to Dayah hotel in Mogadishu which caused the death and injuries of of many innocent people. Seven journalists were ...
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International Day to End Impunity commemorated across Somalia with a...

NUSOJ.ORG.SO: International Day to End Impunity commemorated across Somalia with a call to IFJ to recognize the democratically elected journalist leaders.Mogadishu, 2 November, 2016: Somali journalists, media employers,...
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Somalia closes newspaper and arrests editor

NUSOJ.ORG.SO:Somali authorities should immediately release the editor of Xog Ogaal newspaper and allow the newspaper to resume publishing, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Officers from Somalia’s Nation...