22 January 2013

Somalia: Journalist Praises Prime Minister's Visit to Shabelle Media Network

Rome — Shukri Said, a Somali journalist based in Rome and who works for La republic newspaper in Italy, has endorsed the recent visit to Shabelle media network by Somali Prime Minister Abdi Farah Shirdon Saa'id after the killing of Shabelle journalist as important gesture and a step to follow by other leaders.

In a phone interview, Mrs Said called the Prime Minister's visit to Shabelle as a world class leadership to share pain with the Somali journalists who work under dangerous situation where sometimes they get killed.

Shukri Said has called on the Somali government to ensure the safety of all Somali journalists in general and those of Shabelle media network in particular as they became the most targeted journalists in the capital and Somalia.

Shukri Said is one of the latest prominenet Somali figures who have endorsed the visit of Prime Minister Saa'id to Shabelle after unknown but evil men killed Abdi Hared Osman Adan, a journalist with Shabelle in Mogadishu.

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