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MOGADISHU  – 22 May, 2019 – Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) strongly condemns act of shooting and endangering the lives of two journalists from Radio Kulmiye who were on reporting mission in Mogadishu on  Wednesday morning 22 May, 2019 around 10:25am local time  by Somali government police officers. Police officers at Daljirka security
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Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) calls Somaliland’s Supreme Court to quash charges against journalist Abdimalik Muse Oldon and release him unconditionally. Mr Oldon was arrested by the Somaliland police from his hometown of Burao on 17 April, 2019 over critical social media posts. He was then transferred to Hargeisa, where the police sought to form unfounded […]
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Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) welcomes the launch of Young Somali Voices journalism prize (YSV) in Somalia  by the British Embassy in Mogadishu during the World Press Freedom Day this year. This new award for the Somali journalists will not only encourage the quality journalism in Somalia but will also highlight importance of the work of […]
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LAS ANOD Friday May 17, 2019 (PRESS STATEMENT) Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) is releived to learn that Somaliland authorities has on Friday allowed journalist Abdirahman Keyse Tungub of Bulsho TV to see a doctor, friends and family, nearly a week  of suffering from police gunshot on his leg while behind bars without charges. The Commander […]
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***ALERT*** Mogadishu, Somalia 14 May, 2019 – Today around 11:30am a group of five journalists and cameramen went to Warta Nabadda (formerly Wardhigley) District Headquarters where a car bomb blast inflicted deaths and injuries. Among the journalists are: Said Yusuf Warsame – EPA Photographer; Feisal Omar – Reuters photojournalist; Mohamed Osman Gurey –
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Somalia Federal and regional leaders have failed to reach consensus ending the political rift after a weeklong talks in Garowe, the administrative capital of Puntland, Jubbaland and Galmudug leaders stated. The talks started on Saturday last week ended on late Thursday after the leaders from both levels of government failed to agree on substantial components […]