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Somalia is considered one of the most dangerous places in the world to be a journalist. According to media watchdogs, journalists face risks including detentions, attacks, and threats.
A press release from the SJS said that officers from the Southwest state Security Command who command the office of President Laftagareen arrested these journalists.
Abdalla is also accused of publishing a “secret” video; in reference to CCTV footage that he tweeted of intelligence and security agents trying to force entry into the SJS offices in Mogadishu.
Ministry requested the Office of the Prosecutor to urgently provide evidence as to why the citizen is being held, and process his case through the legal procedures in the country as soon as possible.
Yusuf said the government has also launched cyber operations against "terrorist accounts" on social media and had suspended more than 40 on Facebook and Twitter.
Somaliland has witnessed an intensifying crackdown on Press Freedom for the past five years with local journalists reporting they faced unprecedented threats and censorship on their media outlets.
Serbiya is a producer of arts and literature programs at Mogadishu-based local cable Astan TV which is owned by Fahad Yasin and Farah Abdulkadir, two influential Somali politicians.
According to the UN, one journalist has been killed and two others injured since May last year. The world body said some 64 journalists and media workers have been arrested while carrying out their work during the period.