July 5, 2018

EU: Historic vote highlights the severity of freedom of expression situation in Somalia

The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) welcomes the resolution passed by the European Parliament today, recognizing the need for urgent action to end grave violations […]
July 3, 2018

Somaliland arrests television reporter in sustained media suppression

The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) protests against the sustained suppression of journalists and news media by Somaliland authorities following today’s arrest of television reporter. […]
June 20, 2018

Independent newspaper banned after publishing critical articles

The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) vehemently condemns the “injudicious” decision from Somaliland court which banned an independent newspaper in Hargeisa from publishing, following an […]
June 15, 2018

Somalia should stop hounding trade unions and endangering union leadership

Press Release 15 June 2018 Alarmed by the worsening human and trade union rights situation in Somalia, the Chair of the Subcommittee on Human Rights, Mr […]
June 5, 2018

Another journalist arrested as harassment and arbitrary arrests of journalists intensify

The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) has today expressed dismay at the continued arbitrary arrests of journalists in Las Anod, Sool region, for covering the […]
May 29, 2018

Somaliland Bans Two Private Television Stations

The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) is gravely alarmed over the decision of Somaliland authorities to ban two privately owned television stations in the its […]
May 3, 2018

Somali journalists’ union marks World Press Freedom Day amid a welter of violations

The freedom and safety of journalists in Somalia have come under heavy siege in the year 2017 as the campaign to criminalise journalism intensified, with four […]
January 15, 2018

Blatant Lies Bring Rogue Information Minister in the Open

The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) hereby responds to the recent statement issued by Mr Abdirahman Omar Osman Yarisow, the unqualified Minister of Information in […]
January 10, 2018

Stakeholders to Prioritise Safety of Journalists and Issues of Impunity in Africa

  Communiqué A one-day Stakeholders’ Dialogue on the Safety of Journalists and the Issue of Impunity was held in Juba, South Sudan, on Monday, December 11, […]