Somalia court jails journalist over Covid-19 Facebook posts

Posted by - July 29, 2020

A court in Somalia has sentenced journalist Abdiaziz Ahmed Gurbiye to six months in prison over Facebook posts that were critical of the government’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. Mr Gurbiye is the chief editor and deputy director of the independent Goobjoog Media Group based in Mogadishu. He was charged with publication of false news