Somalia’s journalists under fire: Amnesty | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, February 14, 2020 / LAST MODIFIED: 04:07 AM, February 14, 2020

Somalia’s journalists under fire: Amnesty

Journalists in troubled Somalia are "under siege", facing bombings, beatings, attacks and arrests, rights group Amnesty International said yesterday. The East African nation has long been seen as one of the riskiest places to work as a journalist. Journalists face threats on all fronts, from attacks by Somalia's al-Qaeda-allied Al-Shabaab fighters, to the internationally backed authorities. At least eight journalists have been killed since 2017, and at least eight more fled the country, the report said.

 

 

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