Regulation & Policy - In Brief

Regulation & Policy

- UNESCO and the Government of Tunisia will be co-organizing the main celebration of the World Press Freedom Day 2012 under the theme “New Voices: Media Freedom Helping to Transform Society” in Tunis, Tunisia, from 3 to 5 May 2012.

- Uganda: A journalist working with NBS TV, Ivan Kabaale, was knocked down by a police vehicle as he covered the transfer of the opposition Forum for Democratic Change leader Dr. Kizza Besigye from Kampala to Kasangati on Saturday 31 March 2012.

- The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) has today made an urgent appeal to the Somaliland Authorities to release TV journalist held by the police in Las Anod District of Sool Region in northern Somalia. According to information from Las Anod, Ahmed Ali Farah,a reporter with Somali 24 TV, was arrested on Saturday, 31 March 2012 at around 12:00 pm local time.