Somali journalist given 27-year prison sentence under Ethiopia’s anti-terror law
Recent articles in Somalia

Somalia remains one of the most dangerous places for the media to operate in, with reporters facing the risk of arbitrary arrests, assaults, threats and even death from state agents and rebel groups.

Rights groups send letter to President Mohamed, lauding positive clauses, but also express their concerns over restrictive clauses in Somalia’s new media law.

The two journalists were arrested after they were lured with a promise of an interview with judicial authorities over a story on the acquittal of men convicted of raping and murdering a woman.