Reward Offered for Killer of Somali Journalist
The prime minister has announced a U.S. $50,000 reward for information leading to the successful conviction of the person who killed a journalist.
Shabelle, 22 April 2013
A Somali journalist was shot to death on Sunday outside his home in Mogadishu by unknown gunmen, becoming the fourth journalist killed in his country this year, officials said. Read more »
Sabahi, 18 February 2013
Somali Prime Minister Abdi Farah Shirdon on Sunday (February 17th) announced a $50,000 reward for information leading to the "successful conviction of a journalist killer". Read more »
Eighteen media workers were killed in Somalia last year, but none of the killers has been brought to justice (file photo).
Shabelle, 16 February 2013
The prime minister today met with lawyers who are from different media organizations and it is believed that the meeting was about how we can protect and improve the rights of… Read more »
RSF, 12 February 2013
Reporters Without Borders is appalled to learn that Radio Kulmiye reporter Daud Abdi Daud has been held without charge for the past week and has just been transferred to… Read more »
Sabahi, 10 February 2013
Somali Prime Minister Abdi Farah Shirdon on Saturday (February 9th) called for input from relevant stakeholders as the government creates a new telecommunications and media law. Read more »
RSF, 8 February 2013
Reporters Without Borders addressed an open letter today to Somali Prime Minister Abdi Farah Shirdon calling for the decriminalization of media offences and measures to protect… Read more »