Somalia, South Sudan, Nigeria Cited for Murders of Journalists
The Committee to Protect Journalists says in its annual "global impunity index" that the three African countries are among 12 around the world in which at least five work-related murders of journalists have not been solved in the decade ending August 31 this year.
Journalists at work in Somalia, watching a government official inaugurate a new water project. But in conflict zones, they are in danger of getting killed - and the crimes are not solved.
Somalia: Radio Journalist Shot Dead
Dalsan Radio, 25 October 2017
The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) condemns the murder of yet another journalist in Afgoye Corridor in Lower specially Arbiska in Lower Shabelle Province about 25 KM… Read more »
IFJ, 16 October 2017
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its affiliate the National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) in condemning the attacks and sends its deepest sympathy to… Read more »
CPJ, 14 September 2017
Somali broadcast journalist Abdullahi Osman Moalim died yesterday from injuries sustained on September 10 when a suicide bomber attacked a café in Beldweyne where members of… Read more »
Shabelle, 12 March 2017
A bomb under a car has seriously wounded a local journalist working for London-based Somali Channel, Universal TV in Mogadishu on Sunday morning, police said. Read more »
IFJ, 11 September 2017
A suicide bombing on Sunday 10 September in the central Somalian town of Beledweyne has killed at least 6 people and wounded over 15 others, including 3 journalists. Read more »
Shabelle, 22 April 2017
A Somali photographer working for Reuters has narrowly escaped death after an explosive device planted under his car's seat exploded in Mogadishu on Saturday evening. Read more »