Somaliland: SOLJA Urges Punishment for Crimes Against Journalists, Champion’s for Press Freedom


Somalilandsun- Rather than confrontation the Somaliland Fourth estate has committed to pursue an enabling press freedom environment and end to impunity for crimes against journalist through advocacy.
This was pledged during commemorations marking the 2nd November Annual International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists held at the Mansoor hotel in Hargeisa.
Organized by the Somaliland journalists Association-SOLJA in partnership with the EU and Press Freedom , org, the function also marked the 2nd annual Regional Advocacy Meeting as well as inauguration of the International Media Day.

Participants at the day’s event were polled from all somaliland media houses namely Newspapers, Television, Radio and Websites.
Also in attendance were officials from the organizing bodies of SOLJA, EU and Press Freedom as well as other stakeholders.

Somaliland International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalist and Inaugural int media day

Upon conclusion participants issued a joint communique below verbatim

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