February 20, 2020

Police target and brutalise journalists covering public protest

The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) condemns the barbaric act that resulted the brief detention and brutalisation of three journalists in Galkayo of Mudug region […]
February 19, 2020

NUSOJ drags Senate to the Supreme Court to challenge the constitutionality of its decision to pass Repressive Media Law

The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) has filed an application at the Supreme Court of Somalia to challenge the constitutionality of the decision made by […]
February 17, 2020

NUSOJ strongly condemns killing of journalist, demands justice

National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) is deeply troubled by the assassination of Abdulwali Ali Hassan also known as “Online” who was killed in Afgoye town […]
February 13, 2020

NUSOJ and Aljazeera Media Institute Conclude Media Training Program for TV reporters in Mogadishu

The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) and the Aljazeera Media Institute (AJMI) have successfully concluded 5-day training on TV reporting for Somali journalists in Mogadishu […]
January 20, 2020

New Draft Media Law Puts Undue Restrictions on Media Freedom

President Farmaajo Should Return Media Law to Parliament for Revision The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) wishes to express its deep concerns regarding the provisions […]
January 15, 2020

The climate of ‘death, detention and duress’ as media repression mounts countrywide, says the annual report

In 2019, journalists in Somalia’s different regions have continued to face an array of serious repressive attacks including killings, threats, physical assaults, harassment, intimidation and censorship, […]
October 9, 2019

NUSOJ deplores continued arbitrary detention of an independent journalist

The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) is shocked and alarmed by the continued arbitrary detention of an independent journalist in Baidoa city by the security […]
May 31, 2019

Journalists face threats, intimidations ahead of Jubbaland elections

The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) condemns multi-pronged attacks by Jubbaland authorities in Kismayo against journalists reporting on sensitive issues, threatening freedom of expression ahead […]
May 3, 2019

NUSOJ concerned about lack of meaningful progressive media reforms in Somalia

The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) joins the world in commemorating World Press Freedom Day on 3 May 2019 amid increased calls for the realignment […]