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UJOSS assures stakeholders of mutual understanding

By John Agok

The Union of Journalist of South Sudan (UJOSS) said, they would continue to work with stakeholders including National Security Service and South Sudan Media Authority to ensure there wasa conducive environment for all journalists to expedite their work and foster mutual understanding for the development of media in the country.

 The UJOSS President Oyet Patrick Charles made the remarks in a press statement issued over the weekend upon the release of detained SSBC News anchor Alfred Angasi by security.

“Today 24 July 2021, the National Security Service released journalist Alfred AngasiDominic. UJOSS welcomes the move and thanked all parties involved by listening to us plea and take the necessary action.

“UJOSS will continue to work with all stakeholders including National Security and South Sudan Media Authority to ensure amicable environment for all journalists to show mutual understanding and development of South Sudan,”the statement read. 

Journalist Alfred Angasi Dominic who had been in detention for over two weeks was released by the National Security Service on Friday last week.

The journalist who works at South Sudan Broadcasting Corporation as a news anchor was arrested on July 2, 2021 for allegedly refusing to read the news contains presidential decree.  

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