August 7, 2017
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Puntland arbitrarily arrests an independent journalist

The National Union of Somali Journalist (NUSOJ) has today condemned the arbitrary arrest and detention of an independent journalist in Puntland. Journalist Omar Saed Mohamed, known […]
July 13, 2017
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New Media Bill represents major impediment for media freedom, NUSOJ condemns “harsh” media legislation

The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) is deeply concerned about the new media bill which was today endorsed by Somalia’s council of ministers. The effects […]
July 9, 2017
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NUSOJ condemns detention of journalist, demands freedom of movement for journalists

The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) today condemned the measures by Somaliland authorities against journalist Omar Ali Hassan who was arrested after returning from Mogadishu. […]
June 27, 2017

Media law: NUSOJ condemns chilling effect on media freedom

The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) today expressed grave concerns over hastily prepared revised media law as it is creating a chilling effect and undermining […]
May 30, 2017
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Attorney General Office Summons NUSOJ Secretary General Over Farfetched Accusations

The Federal Government of Somalia must demonstrate full respect for the rights to freedom of association, expression and peaceful assembly, and end attacks on independent trade […]
May 16, 2017
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Thousands back petition to protect human rights of journalists and trade unions

Thousands flocked to online petition addressed to Somalia’s President, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed Farmaajo, and Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire to Stop attacks on journalists and other […]
April 8, 2017
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NUSOJ condemns “flagrant violation of free expression” after sentencing of an independent journalist in Somaliland

The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) has strongly condemned a court verdict against independent journalist Abdimalik Muse Oldon in Somaliland’s capital Hargeisa who was today […]
April 1, 2017

NUSOJ demands immediate and unconditional release of abducted journalist

The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) has today demanded the immediate and unconditional release of a local journalist, who was kidnapped in the fringes of […]
March 19, 2017
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Government must apprehend soldiers who wounded a radio journalist, says NUSOJ

The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) has today demanded the Federal Government of Somalia to take swift action and apprehend the soldiers who wounded a […]
March 8, 2017
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International Women’s Day: NUSOJ Affirms the Rights of Women with the Right to Media Freedom

The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) joins the global community, particularly the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ), on International Women’s Day to celebrate the leadership […]
March 6, 2017
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NUSOJ condemns fresh attacks on media in Puntland, calls for respect for journalists’ freedom

The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) has today condemned fresh attacks on media freedom in Puntland, in north-eastern regions of Somalia, calling on Puntland authorities […]
February 15, 2017
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Somaliland authorities detain an independent journalist

The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) is astounded by the arrest and detention of independent journalist in northern Somalia following return from the capital city, Mogadishu. […]
February 7, 2017
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NUSOJ blasts police for beating up a prominent journalist

The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) condemns attack on a prominent journalist in Galkayo, Mudug region, and demands Puntland authorities in Mudug region to bring those responsible […]
January 25, 2017
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NUSOJ shocked after vile terror attacks wounds 7 journalists

The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) on Wednesday expressed shock and disgust at terrorist attack in Mogadishu in which a hotel in the city center […]
December 31, 2016
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Somalia ends 2016 with gloomy record of repression against journalists, says NUSOJ

Deadly attacks on reporters and their news outlets as well as a government campaign of repression under a new media law marked 2016 in Somalia, reinforcing […]
December 10, 2016
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NUSOJ statement on International Human Rights Day

The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) today joins journalists, human rights advocates and citizens around the world in celebrating International Human Rights Day. December 10 […]
November 27, 2016

Concerns over intimidations against media and unethical practices

The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) is concerned with the non-conducive media environment characterized by bias and intolerance by some sections of the media, violations […]
November 10, 2016
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Historic Victory for Somali Trade Unions at the ILO

The Governing Body of the International Labour Organisation (ILO), at its 328th Session in Geneva, Switzerland, has today collectively approved powerful recommendations made by the ILO […]
November 10, 2016
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IFJ welcomes historic victory for trade unions at the ILO

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ), together with its affiliate, the National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ), welcomes the recommendations approved today by the International Labour […]
November 2, 2016
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Touching Testimonies by Journalists over Impunity of Crimes Committed against Journalists

As part of series of activities carried out by the National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) on the International Day against Impunity of Crimes against Journalists, […]