September 19, 2018

Radio Journalist stabbed to death in brutal attack in Somalia, says NUSOJ

19 September 2018 The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) strongly condemn the horrific murder of a local radio journalist following brutal knife attack in Galkayo […]
August 16, 2018

NUSOJ’s position over so-called “Somalia Media Safety Protocol” and “Safety of Journalists Protection Programme

The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) wishes to state very categorically its position concerning the so-called “Somalia Media Safety Protocol” and “Safety of Journalists Protection […]
August 11, 2018

Kenyan High Court bars Finnish NGOs from using EU funds to bankroll an impostor

The High Court of Kenya in Nairobi has issued yesterday an injunction following an application from the National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) barring two NGOs […]
July 27, 2018

Journalist murdered in Mogadishu, NUSOJ demands arrest of perpetrator responsible for killing journalist

The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) condemns in the strongest terms the murder of a young broadcast journalist in Mogadishu, and calls on the authorities […]
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 […]
May 3, 2018

NUSOJ Annual Report 2017

The year 2017 saw very little easing of the continued attacks on journalists in many regions of the country. Violence, attacks, impunity and injustice against journalists […]
January 21, 2018

Joint Statement on National Press Day, 21 January 2018

The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ), Human Rights Journalists (HRJ), Somali Women Journalists Club (SOWJOC), Somali Media for Environment, Science, Health and Agriculture (SOMESHA) and […]
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 […]