Somalia: Spate of Arrests, Intimidation of Journalists – AuthenticAfrican

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[HRW] Nairobi -Somali authorities have been stepping up their intimidation of journalists as the country faces a growing number of Covid-19 cases. Since mid-April 2020 alone, authorities arbitrarily detained three journalists, accused two of various crimes, and prohibited a local radio station from broadcasting in a local dialect.