Somaliland: detention of journalists increases, rights group reports

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    Somaliland: detention of journalists increases, rights group reports

    Hargeisa- A local human rights organization says 11 journalists have been detained in Somaliland in last four months. One of the journalists is facing criminal charges in Hargeisa, Human Rights Centre quarterly report says.

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Hargeisa- A local human rights organization says 11 journalists have been detained in Somaliland in last four months. One of the journalists is facing criminal charges in Hargeisa, Human Rights Centre quarterly report says.

Today, Human Rights Centre released its quarterly report covering from 10th December 2016 to 31st March 2017.

"Human Rights Centre issues a report every four months on the situation of media in Somaliland. This report again shows the dire circumstances journalist are working in Somaliland,” says Guleid Ahmed Jama, the chairperson of Human Rights Centre.


"In last four months, 11 journalists were detained. Mostly they were held briefly. The purpose of these detentions is to harass the journalists,” he added.

See the full report above in pdf format. 


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