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Somalia: Free journalist and others unlawfully detained

Headline Title:  Somalia: Free journalist and others unlawfully detained 22 January 2013 Somali authorities should immediately release a journalist and three others linked to the case of a woman who reported being raped by state security forces, Amnesty International, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), and Human Rights Watch said today. The detainees have now been held for more than a week – one for 12 days – without charge. “Somalia’s new government is saying the right things about the rule of law and a free press, but locking up journalists and others who report rape sends…

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