Somalia’s new media bill is vague and contains draconian clauses
Recent articles in Somalia

Broadcast journalist Ali Hassan was shot and killed near his home in Afgooye, about 30 km outside the capital, Mogadishu. He had been receiving anonymous threats.

Journalists fear they could lose their accreditation in the coming weeks after the Puntland information minister announced that privately-owned media will have to register with his ministry by 15 October so that it can “monitor their daily activity.”

Journalist and social media activist Abdimalik Muse Oldon was sentenced to three and a half years in prison in Somalia’s self-declared state, Somaliland, despite the glaring absence of a plaintiff.