Somaliland detains Journalist for asking “unnecessary” question

he authorities of Somali self declared state of Somaliland have ordered the arrest of local Journalists.

Mohamed Omar Jaray video went viral on social media asking the residents of Borama city if they can sing the national anthem of self declared state.

However most of those interviewed sung Somali national anthem instead of Somaliland.

Reports also confirmed that peoplein the city who responded to Mr. Omar interview were also arrested.

It is national crime in Somalilland to openly discuss positive view about larger Somalia mainly reunion or shunning separation.

Somaliland declared its self independence from Somalia in 1990s shortly after the breakout of the civil war, a move that was not recognized by the international community and Somalia.