Human Rights

FESTU Condemns the Assassination of the Somali Prominent Journalist in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 453 | Thursday September 29, 2016 - 13:28:47
Mogadishu, SOMALIA: Federation of Somali Trade Unions (FESTU) strongly condemned the assassination of the prominent Somali Journalist, Abdiaziz Ali Haji who was killed in Mogadishu Yaqshid district by two unknown armed gunmen, NUSOJ reported.

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UNESCO and the African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights partner to fight impunity for crimes against journalists

0 Visits: 402 | Monday September 05, 2016 - 18:09:14
Paris, 05 September—The rate of impunity for crimes against journalists remains extremely high worldwide, according to UNESCO figures, which show that since 2006, fewer than 7% of these crimes have been brought to justice. In Africa, only five of the 131 murders of journalists committed between 2006…

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Stop the fighting in South Sudan and uphold international law, says ACT

0 Visits: 417 | Monday July 11, 2016 - 19:07:54
Geneva, 11 July 2016 The renewed fighting in South Sudan has raised serious concerns around safety and security of the people of the new, and increasingly fragile country. The situation has rapidly deteriorated over the last couple of days, with a reported death toll of nearly 300 people, and armed…

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Somalia: Journalists Under Attack - HRW

0 Visits: 495 | Tuesday May 03, 2016 - 19:11:41
(Nairobi, May 3, 2016) – Both the Somali government and the Islamist armed group Al-Shabab are using abusive tactics to sway media coverage, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today, on World Press Freedom Day. The government should act decisively to end intimidation and violence against…

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NUSOJ Condemns Acts of Threats and Intimidation Against Union officials in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 1088 | Wednesday February 10, 2016 - 01:09:45
Mogadishu, February 10, 2016 The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) strongly condemns the act of threats and intimidations against the Union leaders, amid Somali media stakeholders continue their solidarity protests against the recent Somali high court decision.

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Witness Accounts of the Deadly terrorist attack at Lido beach in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 354 | Saturday January 23, 2016 - 17:10:34
By Mohamed Osman Abdi "Black Cobra" - SONNA-Editor

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Dispatches: Somalia Should Make Concrete Pledges at Rights Council

0 Visits: 257 | Thursday January 21, 2016 - 17:17:19
By Laetitia Bader Abdiaziz Abdinur Ibrahim, a passionate Somali journalist, was sentenced in February 2013 to one year in prison. His crime? Interviewing a woman alleging rape by government security forces. The woman was also convicted of "tarnishing" state institutions. Both were eventually…

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"The cost of Human suffering over Negative Publicity Amounts to Suicide," says Prof. Ibbi

0 Visits: 470 | Saturday January 02, 2016 - 18:03:25
Mogadishu – More victims are beginning to speak out publicly over their experiences in negative and biased on-line publications, some of which amounted to death given the false allegations against them. The episode giving victims the opportunity to go public follows after the Somalia's Attorney…

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Somali Innocent Citizen Identified in a UN Report as A Suicide Bomber Demands Compensation

0 Visits: 469 | Friday November 20, 2015 - 17:52:52
MOGADISHU – A Somali innocent citizen who was identified in a UN Monitoring report as the suicide bomber who killed himself in Bosaso police station attack and killed a police commander on August 4, 2014, demanding compensation from the UN Monitoring Group for Eritrea and Somalia, Mohamed Abukar Zubeyr…

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