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 […]
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, […]
January 8, 2018

“Devastating verdict” against two journalists is a gross miscarriage of justice, says NUSOJ

The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) has today termed sentence of two journalists to 2 years in prison each by Somaliland court for publishing an […]
January 8, 2018

NUSOJ demands “immediate release” of Broadcast journalist

The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) has today demanded the immediate and unconditional release of broadcast journalist Abdishakur Abdullahi Ahmed who has been in police custody […]
January 5, 2018

Journalist survives Mogadishu shooting assault unhurt

The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) has today strongly condemned a murder attempt against journalist Ahmed Yusuf Suleman, a reporter for privately owned HornCable TV in […]
January 1, 2018

2017 turned out to be another grim year for journalists and journalism in Somalia, says NUSOJ

2017 has turned out to be another anus horribilis for journalists throughout Somalia. The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) recorded during the year four journalists […]
November 9, 2017

UN upholds case of “very serious nature” against Somalia over trade union rights abuses

The UN’s International Labour Organization (ILO) has, at the 331st Session of its Governing Body yesterday, upheld a complaint submitted by the National Union of Somali […]