updated 7:33 AM MST, Nov 17, 2017

Somalia: 2 Journalists Arrested in Somaliland

press release

Reporters Without Borders is very concerned about Baligubadle Online Media editor Ahmed Adan Robleh and Universal TV director Mohamed Aabi, who were arrested in Hargeisa, the capital of the breakaway northwestern territory of Somaliland, on 27 July.

The two journalists, who are about to spend their fourth night in detention, are being detained illegally for the sole purpose of intimidating and gagging all of the region's journalists, Reporters Without Borders said.

Somalia: Deteriorating food security


25-07-2014 Interview

Three years after the last severe food crisis that affected Somalia, rising numbers of the population are once again suffering acute problems and even more are at risk. Mohamed Sheikh Ali, who coordinates ICRC efforts to develop food production and relief efforts in the country describes the situation.


A sizeable population affected by a devastating cyclone in the north at the end of 2013 had already been struggling to recover their economic means before this most recent drought struck.CC BY-NC-ND / ICRC / so-e-00663/ F. RAbdullahi
Why is food insecurity increasing again in Somalia?

Press Statement by the European Union Special Envoy, Michele Cervone d'Urso on attack targeted at the Presidential Palace in Mogadishu, Somalia

Statement by the European Union Special Envoy, Michele Cervone d'Urso on attack targeted at the Presidential Palace in Mogadishu, Somalia

10/07/2014

European Union Special Envoy, Michele Cervone d'Urso, condemned last night's terrorist attack on Villa Somalia and expressed his sympathy with the victims and their families. The Somali security forces and AMISOM forces responded swiftly and courageously.

Press release: EU Special Envoy to Somalia condemns the killing of Somali MP Mohammed Mohamud Hayd in Mogadishu



03/07/2014

The EU Special Envoy to Somalia, Michele Cervone d'Urso, condemns today's brutal murder of the Somali Member of Federal Parliament, Honourable Mohammed Mohamud Hayd, in Mogadishu and extends his sincere condolences to his family, friends and colleagues in the Parliament. He calls on Somali authorities to bring to justice those responsible without delay.

 
 

 

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