December 13, 2017

Somaliland is shutting down social media during election

The National Electoral Commission ordered telecommunication companies to block social media from 13 November 2017 until election results are declared. Somaliland will hold a presidential election […]
December 13, 2017

Human Rights Centre calls on the government of Somaliland to allow Kalsan TV to resume broadcasting

Today, the Minister of Information Osman Abdilahi Sahardid indefinitely banned Kalsan TV, the UK based Somali broadcaster, and ordered the closure of its offices in Somaliland. […]
December 13, 2017

Somaliland: court gives journalist Dirir one year and a half jail sentence

On 8th October 2017, journalist Mohamed Adan Dirir has been sentenced to one year and six months in jail. A judge at Hargeisa Regional Court heard […]
September 4, 2017

Somaliland: Human Rights Centre condemns the prosecution of journalist Ahmed Sakaro

29 June 2017- Human Rights Centre condemns the criminal charges brought against journalist Ahmed Mouse Sakaro. Ahmed is accused of “insult to a public officer and […]