Somali women journalists participate a training session held by SJS in November 2023. The activity is part of SJS initiative funded by Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI). | PHOTO/ SJS.

On Women’s Day, SJS calls for women inclusion in media in Somalia

MOGADISHU, Somalia 8 March 2024 – On International Women’s Day, the Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) calls for the inclusion of women in the media and the provision of resources and opportunities to support them.
SJS banner for the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists 2023.

On #IDEI 2023, SJS and IPI call on Somalia to end impunity for crimes...

MOGADISHU, Somalia/ VIENNA, Austria 2 November 2023 –The International Press Institute (IPI) today, on Nov. 2, International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists, joins with the Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) to express our concern over the lack of progress on 11 cases of killed journalists in Somalia.
SJS Banner for the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists 2023.

IDEI 2023: Somali government must take its responsibility to protect journalists, investigate and prosecute...

MOGADISHU, Somalia 2 November, 2023 – On the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists (IDEI), The Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) expresses deep concern about the escalating crimes against journalists in Somalia and the persistent culture of impunity surrounding the violence against journalists.
Radio Barawe journalists are seen in the radio studio days before the attack on the radio premises. | Photo/ Radio Barawe.

Barawe’s minority community loses vital radio voice after an armed attack

MOGADISHU, Somalia 29 September, 2023 - Thursday marked the International Day for Universal Access to Information; however, the Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) expresses its deep concern about the denial of the right to information for the minority community in Barawe, in Somalia's Lower Shabelle region, following the cessation of broadcasts by their only radio station in their native language following the armed attack last month.
SJS Secretary-General, Abdalle Ahmed Mumin. | PHOTO/SJS.

Legal Counsels File Complaint Against Somali Government to UN HRC On Behalf of SJS...

MOGADISHU, Somalia / Washington, U.S 15 September, 2023 - Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) and Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights (RFKHR) have submitted a complaint to the UN Human Rights Committee for the case of SJS Secretary-General and human rights defender, Abdalle Ahmed Mumin.
SJS website. | Photo/SJS.

RayoByte’s involvement in SJS DDoS attack raises questions about funding sources

MOGADISHU, Somalia - 7 September, 2023 – The Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS), in collaboration with Qurium, a nonprofit foundation, has revealed that the U.S. company RayoByte, along with its affiliate Sprious, controlled the infrastructure used for the Distributed Denial-of-Service Attack (DDoS) that temporarily shut down SJS's online servers last month.
SJS Information and Human Rights Secretary, Mohamed Ibrahim Osman Bulbul. | PHOTO/SJS.

SJS and RFK Human Rights call for Mohamed Bulbul’s immediate release

MOGADISHU/ WASHINGTON DC - The Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) and Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights (RFKHR) strongly denounce the ongoing arbitrary detention of SJS Information and Human Rights Secretary, Mohamed Ibrahim Osman Bulbul and demand his immediate and unconditional release.
Journalist Mohamed Ibrahim Bulbul, SJS Information and Human Rights Secretary. | Photo/File.

Justice Abroad Submits UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention Communication for SJS Information and...

Justice Abroad’s Michael Polak has submitted a complaint to the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention for the Information and Human Rights Secretary of the Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS), Mohamed Bulbul.
Journalist Mohamed Ibrahim Bulbul, SJS Information and Human Rights Secretary. | Photo/File.

SJS strongly condemns physical attack and unlawful detention of SJS Information Secretary, calls for...

MOGADISHU, Somalia, 17 August, 2023 – The Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) vehemently denounces the egregious physical assault and unwarranted detention of journalist Mohamed Ibrahim Bulbul, SJS Information and Human Rights Secretary, by unidentified plain-clothed individuals allegedly linked to national intelligence and the police in Mogadishu today.
SJS Secretary-General, Abdalle Ahmed Mumin. | PHOTO/SJS.

SJS: After threats and persecution of SJS SG Abdalle Mumin, it is vital to...

MOGADISHU, Somalia 11 April, 2023 – Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) welcomes that the secretary general Abdalle Ahmed Mumin re-gained his freedom after 166 days of routine detentions, harassment, intimidation, persecution and other threats on his life due to his work as the leader of the journalists union and his role as a fearless human rights defender.

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