AFEX Petitions Somali President over Repressive Media Bill

    The African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) has called on the President of Somalia, Mr Mohamed Abdullahi Mohammed Farmaajo, to ensure that new repressive media bill, which seeks to muzzle freedom of expression rights, both offline and online in the country is not passed by Parliament. The new bill which was adopted on July 13, 2017 has been criticised as an attempt by the federal government to restrict press freedom...