News March 2, 2021 Find out more December 5, 2014 – Updated on January 20, 2016 SIMAH asks for the liberation of journalist Mohamed Abdalla Moallim Receive email alerts Organisation RSF and NUSOJ call for release of a journalist held in Somalia’s Puntland region SomaliaAfrica News RSF requests urgent adoption of moratorium on arrests of journalists February 24, 2021 Find out more News RSF_en Radio reporter gunned on city street in central Somalia Follow the news on Somalia News January 8, 2021 Find out more SomaliaAfrica to go further Help by sharing this information Reporters Without Borders supports an appeal by the Somalia Independent Media Houses Association (SIMHA) for the release of Radio Marka director Mohamed Abdalla Moallim, who has been held by the security forces in Mogadishu for more than 10 days without being charged. Read the SIMHA statement here.RWB is also worried about the threats that former presidential chief of staff Kammal Gutale has been making against Radio Dalsan in connection with an article on its website referring to a UN report linking him to piracy. Such threats and harassment limit the ability of journalists to work freely and without fear in Somalia.
The West Java administration has extended large-scale social restrictions (PSBB) in Bogor, Depok and Bekasi (Bodebek) until Oct. 27.West Java COVID-19 task force secretary Daud Achmad said that according to the governor’s decree on the PSBB extension, the regional head of the Bodebek region could implement the PSBB proportionally depending on the risk status of each region.”The PSBB can be proportionally adjusted to regional vigilance at the district, subdistrict and village levels in the form of micro-scale social restrictions (PSBM),” said Daud in a written statement on Wednesday. Read also: Jakarta extends PSBB for two more weeks to ‘break the chain’ of virus spreadDaud went on to say that the PSBB extension in Jakarta’s satellite cities was aligned with Jakarta’s decision to extend its PSBB to Oct. 11. Besides, he said, an extended PSBB was needed as Bodebek had contributed significantly to West Java’s daily spike in confirmed COVID-19 cases.According to West Java COVID-19 Coordination and Information Center data on Tuesday, the Bodebek region has seen 3,212 more confirmed COVID-19 cases in the past seven days.West Java Governor Ridwan Kamil has also issued another governor’s decree to extend the implementation of the Adaptation of New Habits (AKB) in the province, except for the Bodebek region, until Oct. 24.During the AKB, people in the 22 cities and regencies in West Java must adhere to the health protocols to curb the transmission of the coronavirus.Topics :