Somaliland has the most democratic government in the Horn of Africa, a fact for which it can be proud. It is all the more surprising, therefore, that it continues to arrest and detain journalists. The Committee to Protect Journalists reported on 6 April 2012 that Somaliland authorities recently arrested a reporter for Royal TV and another for Universal TV. Click here to read the report.
For an earlier report by the Committee to Protect Journalists on the arrest of seven journalists, click here.