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Somalia - Confidentiality of sources would end under proposed new law

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders is very worried by the grave threat to media freedom and media pluralism posed by a bill that the Somali cabinet approved on 11 July and, if adopted by parliament, would replace the 2007 media law. Its provisions include giving the courts the power to order journalists to reveal their sources – a flagrant violation of freedom of information. “By approving this bill, the cabinet has betrayed its contempt for journalists and the basic principles of media freedom,” (...)

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