Somaliland: Local Media Faces Major Challenges-HRC


Somaliland Journalists discuss local fourth estate issues over a cup of tea

Somalilandsun – The role Somaliland journalists play in promoting and providing space to freedom of expression is enormous. Despite their central and vital contributions, media in Somaliland are struggling with numerous challenges.
Writes the Human Rights Centre in its Quarterly report on the status of local media in Somaliland in which it HRC argues that The striking development is that the number of banned newspapers have increased with Three newspapers outlawed As election scheduled March 2017 approaches, we closely keep an eye on the trend, taking into account that the political environment is heated in election periods.
Read the full Human Rights Centre Quarterly Report on the Situtaion of Media in Somaliland
April 2016