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 […]
January 1, 2019

RECAP: A look back at Somali journalists struggling to survive media attacks

2018 has been another year where journalists in Somalia have been affected by threats, intimidations, arrests, judicial persecutions, torture and killings. Numerous reports compiled by the […]
December 25, 2018

Freedom of expression and safety of journalists training targets young Somali journalists

The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) in cooperation with the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has concluded a two-day workshop on freedom of expression and […]
December 22, 2018

Somali Journalist Killed in Mogadishu Blast

The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) today condemns the murder of veteran journalist and other innocent people by coordinated double suicide bombings in Mogadishu. Long-serving […]
December 16, 2018

Journalist detained over Facebook Post

The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) has today called for the immediate and unconditional release of a journalist arrested in Somaliland after posting a comment […]