The Role of the Media in the Upcoming Somaliland Elections: Lessons from Kenya

20 11 2009

URL: Source: University of Oxford.

This report explores issues of media policy during post‑election violence. We examine the case of Kenya, where 1,133 people were killed after the 2007 elections, to distill lessons for Somaliland’s upcoming elections. There are indications the elections in Somaliland will be highly contentious and that the media will have an important role in either exacerbating or alleviating political violence. Indeed this has already been the case




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