Somali Journalists in Nairobi have condemned the arrest of television journalist by the Puntland police in Garowe on Thursday.
In a meeting held in Nairobi, the capital city of Kenya, the Journalists condemned the brutal act to suppress Somalia’s media and the arrest of the Jama Deperani who is working with Somali Channel.
“We are unhappy with the arrest of Jama Deperani, no one can be arrested without court order. We call on Puntland authorities to stop suppression of media. they have to respect the freedom of speech.” Said of the journalists attended the meeting.
On 19th this month, Puntland police have detained Jama’a, a week after the Semi-autonomous regional state of Puntland suspended the Deperani Show in a decree issued by the information ministry of Puntland.