Tag: Abdalle Ahmed Mumin

News Somalia 3 Min Read

Journalist freed in Mogadishu in surprise move hours after conviction

A Somali journalist said he had been freed from jail Monday just hours after a court handed down a two-month sentence on security charges, a case widely criticized by rights campaigners and media advocacy groups. Abdalle Ahmed Mumin was arrested in October last year after the government announced a crackdown…

News Politics Somalia 9 Min Read

Refusing to stay silent on media directives, Somali journalist goes on trial

The old maxim that “the pen is mightier than the sword” couldn’t be more appropriate when it comes to Somali journalist Abdalle Ahmed Mumin. As a child, Abdalle lost his arm in a militia attack. Determined to still write, he had to teach himself to do so with his left…

News Politics Somalia 5 Min Read

Somali government prosecutes journalists union leader

Somali government on Wednesday began the prosecution of the secretary-general of the Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) Abdalle Ahmed Mumin who continues to face severe restrictions since October last year. Abdalle Mumin was presented before the Banadir Regional Court in Mogadishu with his lawyers, media representatives and a dozen of journalists.…