Somaliland website editor Said Ibrahim is arrested



Somaliland authority arrested the editor-in-chief of SomalilandChronicle, an online newspaper today.

He is under arrest at CID headquarters in Hargeisa after he was sued by Women’s Organization in Somaliland known as NOW.

Mr. Said Ibrahim has written scathing article which exposed widespread corruption against NOW organization.

He told that he was put on a lot of pressure in order to remove the article from the website, a request that he turned it down.

His family paid a courtesy call while he is detention at CID headquarters in Hargeisa.

Media organizations and Human rights center say that the move is intended to intimidate independent journalists.



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