A journalist looks into his camera during the General Congress of Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) in Mogadishu on June 22, 2019. | Photo credit SJS.

SJS reminds Somali journalists to remain professional and responsible ahead of the upcoming elections

MOGADISHU, Somalia, 07 October, 2019 - Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) reminds journalists across the country to maintain professionalism and responsible reporting ahead of the upcoming regional and national elections in the country and stay away any activities that could endanger their safety.
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Somaliland authorities indefinitely shut down two privately owned TV Stations in Hargeisa

MOGADISHU, Somalia, 18 June, 2019 - Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) strongly condemns the closure of two privately-owned TV stations in Hargeisa by Somaliland authorities on Tuesday morning, 18 June, 2019, the latest in a string of attacks against the press in Somalia.

JOINT STATEMENT: FCAEA and SJS jointly condemn the recent harassment of journalists in Somalia

(19 JUNE 2019 - NAIROBI, Kenya/MOGADISHU, Somalia) The Foreign Correspondents’ Association of East Africa (FCAEA) and Somali Journalists Syndicate condemn the recent harassment of journalists in Somalia.
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State of Press Freedom in Somalia in 2020: Threats and Violence Against Journalists...

MOGADISHU, Somalia, 3 February, 2021 – Over the course of the year 2020, press freedom and journalists working in Somalia continue to face serious threats. Somalia maintains its unenviable title as one of the most dangerous countries to practice journalism globally.
Cover Photo: SJS Annual Report 2022: State of Press Freedom in Somalia

SJS Annual Report 2022: State of Press Freedom in Somalia

MOGADISHU, Somalia 31 January 2023 - Somalia is regarded as one of the most dangerous countries in the world for journalists, as they face threats from both government and militant groups like Al-Shabab and a few clan militias. The country has topped the list of the Committee to Protect Journalists’ Global Impunity Index for the eighth consecutive year making it the most dangerous country for journalists in Africa.
Journalist Ali Adan Mumin. | Photo Courtesy/Facebook.

ALERT: Somali police arrest Goobjoog reporter in Mogadishu

MOGADISHU - 28 May, 2019 - Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) calls Somali government for the immediate and unconditional release of Goobjoog TV and Radio reporter, Ali Adan Mumin who was arrested on Tuesday morning in Mogadishu.

Armed men raid Somalia’s Universal TV, fire guns in station

Nairobi -- Authorities in Somalia should urgently investigate an attack on the privately-owned station Universal TV and hold those responsible to account, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Ten armed individuals,...
Somali journalists gather during an event in Mogadishu in February.

International Labour Day: SJS survey shows precarious working conditions for Somali journalists

MOGADISHU, Somalia, 1 May 2021 - On the International Labor Day 2021, the Somali Journalist Syndicate (SJS) called for better working conditions for Somali journalists, as a new SJS survey shows precarious working conditions, low wages, a lack of employment contracts, while almost all respondents lacked occupational safety and health.
Launch event of Somali Journalists Syndicate's Congress in Mogadishu June 21-22 2019.

SJS Congress concludes in Mogadishu with a call to defending Press freedom and Trade...

MOGADISHU, Somalia, 23 June, 2019 - A two-day congress of the Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) which was held at Hayat hotel in Mogadishu between 21-22 June 2019, concluded with a launching ceremony on Saturday with a call to defending press freedom and trade union rights.
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Two-Day SJS Founding Congress kicks off in Mogadishu

MOGADISHU, Somalia, 21 June, 2019 - Founding members of the Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) gathered in Mogadishu for a two-day General Congress, vote for the Constitution, approve strategic action plan for 2019 – 2022, the budget and elect the office bearers.

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