Journalists are regular targets of online attacks and female journalists face a double-burden: being attacked as journalists and as women. Threats of rape, physical violence...
MOGADISHU, Somalia 17 November 2020 – Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS), Somali Media Association (SOMA), Disabled Journalists Association, representatives from Lower Shabelle Journalists Organisation, directors and editors from over 30 independent media houses today gathered in Mogadishu for a consultative conference raising concerns on the draconian Somali Media Law, the safety of the working journalists and denounced the rise of threats against the press.
MOGADISHU, Somalia, 13 September 2021 – Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) and the Somali Media Association (SOMA) today signed a historic Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), which paves the way for enhancing media freedom, improving media professionalism and protecting journalists’ rights at the work places, safety and well-being of Somali journalists.
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.
MOGADISHU, Somalia, 17 December, 2019 - Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) is concerned about vicious online attacks and misinformation campaign used in various platforms which contained malware and spyware content in the past few days.
Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) welcomes the release of the privately-owned independent Bulsho TV correspondent Abdirahman Keyse Tungub from Las’anod prison where he was arbitrarily detained for 16 days without charges.
Tuesday, February 9, 2021 - We, the undersigned organizations, work to promote human rights, democracy, media freedom, environmental sustainability, and an end to corruption around the world.
MOGADISHU, Somalia 28 September 2021 – On International Day for Universal Access to Information (IDUAI), today the Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) and the Somali Media Association (SOMA) call on the right to access to journalists and the right to know and report independently and without restrictions.
MOGADISHU, Somalia, 08 March 2021 – On the International Women’s Day 2021, the Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) calls for an equal opportunity and equal rights for women journalists in Somalia.
19 December 2019 - On behalf of the undersigned journalists’ unions in the Eastern Africa region, we collectively write to Sudanese Prime Minister, Abdallah Hamdok, to condemn, and express our outrage over, the Sudanese Government’s move to dissolve trade unions of Sudan, including our sister union - Sudan Union of Journalists.