Somalia: Widespread Condemnation after Journalist Gunned Down

A radio journalist for Shabelle Media Network has been killed by unidentified gunmen in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu. Anshur is the sixth journalist to be killed in Somalia in 2012.

Soldier on patrol along the frontline between AMISOM forces and Al Shabab militia in Mogadishu, Somalia.

  • Somalia:  Radio Shabelle Journalist Killed

    Reporters sans Frontières, 24 May 2012

    Reporters Without Borders is dismayed to learn that Radio Shabelle journalist Ahmed Ado Anshur was gunned down on his way home today in Mogadishu, one of the world's 10 most ... read more »

  • Somalia:  'We are Scared but Committed to Editorial Independence' - Shabelle Deputy Director (press release)

    Committee to Protect Journalists, 24 May 2012

    Assailants in Mogadishu today gunned down the host of a critical radio program, further punctuating what has already been a deadly year for the Somali press corps and for the ... read more »

  • Somalia:  Shabelle Press Release on the Murder of Ahmed Addow Anshur

    Shabelle Media Network, 24 May 2012

    Today on 24th May, 2012, Shabelle Media Network has suffered yet another heavy loss for a hideous orchestrated crime against its journalists operating in Somali capitalMogadishu. read more »

  • Somalia:  Journalist's Murder Sparks Condemnation

    National Union of Somali Journalists, 24 May 2012

    The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) is shocked and outraged by today's murder of a radio journalist in Mogadishu, the sixth such killing of a journalist in Somalia ... read more »

  • Somalia:  Journalist Killed in Broad Daylight in Mogadishu

    Shabelle Media Network, 24 May 2012

    Unidentified gunmen shot to death a well-known Somali journalist in broad daylight Wednesday inMogadishu's Dharkenlay district controlled by Somali government, the sixth journalist ... read more »

  • Somalia:  Journalists Grieved by Senseless Murder of Radio Reporter (press release)

    National Union of Somali Journalists, 24 May 2012

    National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) is outraged and grieved by the increasing attacks against the journalists in Somalia, following the brutal murder of Radio journalist ... read more »