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.

Eighteen media workers were killed in Somalia last year, but none of the killers has been brought to justice (file photo).

  • Somalia:  Prime Minister Met With Journalist Leaders

    Shabelle Media Network, 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 »

  • Africa:  'Journalists Have the Right to Interview People'

    Reporters sans Frontières, 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 »

  • Somalia:  Shirdon Opens Consultation On Media Law

    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 »

  • Somalia:  Open Letter to Prime Minister About Freedom of Information Reforms

    Reporters sans Frontières, 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 »