Journalists Under Attack

March 2, 2021 Somalia BY RSF

Radio reporter gunned on city street in central Somalia

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns a radio reporter’s murder yesterday by two gunmen in the city of Galkayo, in central Somalia, and calls on the Somali authorities to take urgent steps to improve journalists’ safety.

May 11, 2015 Somalia BY SIMHA

Somali journalist killed

Somali Independent Media Houses Association (SIMHA) strongly condemns the brutal killing of Radio Baidoa Journalist. 

December 9, 2014 Somalia BY

Two journalists killed in cafe attack in southern Somalia

The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) is saddened to learn the murder of two journalists, while three others were wounded in a café attack that killed at least 12 people in the town of Baidoa around 5:30pm local time, the latest and biggest journalists' fatality in single day in 2014.

November 20, 2014 Somalia BY RFI

Somali broadcast journalist murdered

In Somalia gunmen have shot dead a journalist with Radio Daljir in the central Somali town of Galkayo. Tuesday night's attack brings to three the number of reporters to be murdered in the country in as many months.

June 20, 2014 Somalia BY DW

Prominent Somali journalist killed in Mogadishu

A 27-year-old Somali journalist has been killed by a car explosion in Mogadishu. Yusuf Ahmed Abukar was driving through the capital's Hamarweyne district on his way to work when the bomb went off.

May 19, 2014 Somalia BY Alldhacdo/BBC Monitoring

Somali journalist allegedly killed by government forces

Somali National Security officers are reported to have killed in Mogadishu a journalist named Farhan Ma'alin Muhammad who recently came to the capital. The journalist is to have worked as an editor for Jubba Radio in Kismaayo which was shut down following the ouster of former warlord Barre Hiiraale from the southern port town in mid 2013.

April 20, 2014 Somalia BY NUOSJ

NUOSJ condemns murder of Somali journalist in Mogadishu

The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) is saddened to learn the murder of a Somali media worker in Mogadishu’s Bakaro market on late Monday, the latest in a string of violence against journalists and media workers in Somalia.

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