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Somalia - Jail terms and heavy fines for two Somaliland journalists

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders condemns the long jail sentences that a court in Hargeisa, the capital of the autonomous northwestern region of Somaliland, imposed yesterday on Hassan Hussein Abdullahi, the editor of the Hargeisa-based daily Hubaal, and Mohamed Ahmed Jama, the newspaper's manager. Abdullahi was sentenced to two years in prison and a fine of 2 million Somaliland shillings (1,100 euros) and Jama was sentenced to a year in prison and a fine of 1 million Somaliland shillings (550 (...)

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