This report is our annual flagship review of the state of media freedom in Somalia. It summarizes violations and abuses against journalists and media organisations. The 2019 year ended with serious challenges to the media in general and journalists in particular. The intolerance of journalists’ independence accompanied by the abuse of governmental organs, continue to place journalists in dangerous situations.
National Union of Somali Journalists: Death, Detention and Duress- State of Media Freedom in Somalia 2020