Maintaining a Free Press for Somalia

  • Date and time: Friday 11 November 2016, 1.00pm to 2.15pm
  • Location: Room ARC/014, Alcuin Research Resource Centre, Alcuin College
  • Admission: is free of charge and open to all. No booking required.

Event details

Learning from Human Rights Defenders lecture series

Mahad Omad Diriye is a Somali radio journalist working in Kenya, trying to improve the human rights situation for Somali media workers in exile. His organization, the Somali Exiled Journalists Network Association (SEJNAS), monitors and documents violations and provides assistance to journalists who have fled Somalia to countries such as Kenya and Uganda. In this talk he will discuss the challenges him and his colleagues face in their work.

Mr Mahad Omar Diriye, visiting fellow, Centre for Applied Human Rights