October 16, 2017
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Journalists among victims of massive truck bombing in Mogadishu

The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) today condemned in the strongest terms the massive truck bombing that occurred in Mogadishu, Somalia, on Saturday, 14 October […]
September 23, 2017
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Journalists discuss freedom of expression, media law and criminal defamation

A training on freedom of expression, media law and defamation, organized by the National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ), was today held in Mogadishu, attracting 35 […]
September 22, 2017
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Reject law silencing journalists, parliament told

The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) is asking members of both houses of the Federal Parliament of Somalia not to taint their names by approving […]
September 13, 2017
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Journalist dies of wounds from blast in Central Somalia

The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) is deeply saddened to learn that journalist Abdullahi Osman Moallim of Jubaland TV succumbed to serious head wounds sustained from […]
September 11, 2017
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Three journalists among victims in devastating suicide bomb blast in Central Somalia

Three local journalists were caught up yesterday, Sunday 10 September 2017, in a suicide bombing in Beledweyne town of Hiran region in Central Somalia, the National Union […]
August 24, 2017
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Training Seminar for Journalists on international standards of freedom of expression

The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) has delivered a training seminar in Mogadishu, Somalia, on International Standards of Freedom of Expression for 30 journalists from […]
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 […]