Sunday, January 17, 2021

Ahmed Abdinur – Prominent BBC Somali Editor, Reporter Dies of COVID-19

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One of the most famous veteran journalists of the BBC Somali Service has died in London, England. Ahmed Abdinur, whose name and voice are well...

UK Court Blocks US Attempt to Extradite Julian Assange

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Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is immensely relieved by the 4 January decision of UK District Judge Vanessa Baraitser blocking the United States’ attempt to extradite...

Somalia Attorney-General Threatens Court Action Against Critical Media

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The Somalia Journalists Syndicate (SJS) strongly condemns the new threats against the independent media and journalists in Somalia, including the warning of court actions...

Human Rights, Media Watchdog Organizations Concerned About Somalia Media Law

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The Committee to Protect Journalists, Human Rights Watch, and Amnesty International today sent a joint letter to the president of the Federal Republic of...

Somalia Journalists Allege Farmaajo Words Put Them at Risk

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Somali journalists and rights groups are criticizing President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo for remarks Saturday condemning the country’s journalists. Farmaajo said Somali journalists lack training...

Ethiopian-Egyptian Water War Begins in Cyberspace

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The Ethiopian-Egyptian Water War Has Begun. The conflict between Ethiopia and Egypt over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam has already started. It’s just happening...

Taiwan Media Criticized for Misconstruing Facts Jeopardizing National Security

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ONE OF TAIWAN’S largest English-language domestic media outlets, Taiwan News, continued its record of publishing news reports actively endangering Taiwan’s national security yesterday. This took place...

Ethiopia Bars Journalists From Flying to Cover Tigray Regional Voting

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At least 12 people, including four journalists and a senior think tank analyst, were barred on Monday from flying to Tigray, four of the...

IFJ Condemns Somalia Media Law for Non-Compliance with International Standards

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The Somalia government has passed an amend of Somalia's Media Law that fails to comply with international standards on press freedom and freedom of...

Somalia: Viral Video Showing Farmajo Raining Blows on Acting PM False

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A video viewed thousands of times on social media claims to show a violent altercation between the president of Somalia and his deputy during...