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Schulman Bhattacharya Represents Major Journalist Trade Union In Dispute With United Nations

Apr 30

Schulman Bhattacharya, LLC has been engaged by the National Union of Somali Journalists and its Secretary General (Omar Farouk Osman), in cooperation with the International Federation of Journalists, to assist in their fight for press freedoms and labor rights in Somalia. The Firm is coordinating legal efforts worldwide to protect NUSOJ and its leadership from a coordinated reputational smear campaign that is being facilitated by certain elements within the United Nations. The Firm is overseeing trademark infringement and defamation actions in the United States, Canada, Denmark, Spain, Germany, Somalia, and elsewhere, in support of the important work of NUSOJ and its leadership. NUSOJ is a member of the International Federation of Journalists, an organization representing more than 600,000 journalists across 141 countries. Omar Farouk Osman, the Secretary-General of NUSOJ, serves on the Executive Committee of the Federation.

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