53 Journalists Killed in Somalia since 1992/Motive Confirmed



Mohamed Mohamud


Universal TV
Somalia

Mohamed Ibrahim Raage


Radio Mogadishu, Somali National Television
Somalia

Abdihared Osman Aden


Shabelle Media Network
Somalia

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2014

1992


Statistical Analysis

Job *

49% Broadcast reporter
9% Camera Operator
9% Columnist / Commentator
23% Editor
11% Photographer
6% Internet reporter/writer
6% Print reporter/writer
23% Producer
6% Publisher/Owner
6% Technician
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Medium *

9% Internet
15% Print
64% Radio
34% Television
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Gender

96% Male
4% Female
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Local / Foreign

77% Local
23% Foreign
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Murder Victims

3% Taken Captive
31% Threatened
3% Tortured

Type of Death

23% Crossfire/Combat
9% Dangerous Assignment
68% Murder
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Impunity in Murder Cases

97% Complete impunity
3% Partial justice
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Suspected Source of Fire in Murder Cases

11% Criminal group
6% Government Officials
3% Local Residents
8% Military Officials
14% Mob Violence
3% Paramilitary Group
47% Political Group
31% Unknown
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Beats Covered by Victims *

4% Business
4% Corruption
4% Crime
26% Culture
26% Human Rights
58% Politics
2% Sports
49% War
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Freelance

17% Freelance
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All figures are rounded to the nearest full percentage point. * May add up to more than 100 percent because more than one category applies in some cases.


53 Journalists Killed in Somalia/Motive Confirmed

     Terminology explained

Yusuf Ahmed Abukar, Radio Ergo, Mustaqbal Radio

     June 21, 2014, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Mohamed Mohamud, Universal TV

     October 26, 2013, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Liban Abdullahi Farah, Kalsan TV

     July 7, 2013, in Puntland, Somalia

Mohamed Ibrahim Raage, Radio Mogadishu, Somali National Television

     April 21, 2013, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Abdihared Osman Aden, Shabelle Media Network

     January 18, 2013, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Mohamed Mohamud Turyare, Shabelle Media Network

     October 28, 2012, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Ahmed Farah Ilyas, Universal TV

     October 23, 2012, in Las Anod, Somalia

Hassan Yusuf Absuge, Radio Maanta

     September 21, 2012, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Liban Ali Nur, Somali National TV

     September 20, 2012, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Abdisatar Daher Sabriye, Radio Mogadishu

     September 20, 2012, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Abdirahman Yasin Ali, Radio Hamar

     September 20, 2012, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Ahmed Addow Anshur, Shabelle Media Network

     May 24, 2012, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Farhan Jeemis Abdulle, Radio Daljir and Simba Radio

     May 2, 2012, in Galkayo, Somalia

Mahad Salad Adan, Shabelle Media Network

     April 5, 2012, in Beledweyne, Somalia

Ali Ahmed Abdi, Freelance

     March 4, 2012, in Galkayo, Somalia

Abukar Hassan Mohamoud, Somaliweyn Radio

     February 28, 2012, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Hassan Osman Abdi, Shabelle Media Network

     January 28, 2012, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Abdisalan Sheikh Hassan, Freelance

     December 18, 2011, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Noramfaizul Mohd, Bernama TV

     September 2, 2011, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Barkhat Awale, Hurma Radio

     August 24, 2010, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Sheikh Nur Mohamed Abkey, Radio Mogadishu

     May 4, 2010, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Abdulkhafar Abdulkadir, freelance

     December 3, 2009, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Mohamed Amin, Radio Shabelle

     December 3, 2009, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Hassan Zubeyr, Al-Arabiya

     December 3, 2009, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Mohamud Mohamed Yusuf, Radio IQK

     July 4, 2009, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Mukhtar Mohamed Hirabe, Radio Shabelle

     June 8, 2009, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Nur Muse Hussein, Radio IQK

     May 26, 2009, in Beledweyn, Somalia

Abdirisak Mohamed Warsame, Radio Shabelle

     May 22, 2009, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Said Tahlil Ahmed, HornAfrik

     February 2, 2009, in Mogadishu , Somalia

Hassan Mayow Hassan, Radio Shabelle

     January 1, 2009, in Afgoye, Somalia

Nasteh Dahir Farah, freelance

     June 7, 2008, in Kismayo, Somalia

Hassan Kafi Hared, Somali National News Agency

     January 28, 2008, in Kismayo, Somalia

Bashiir Noor Gedi, Radio Shabelle

     October 19, 2007, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Abdulkadir Mahad Moallim Kaskey, Radio Banadir

     August 24, 2007, in Bardera, Somalia

Mahad Ahmed Elmi, Capital Voice

     August 11, 2007, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Ali Sharmarke, HornAfrik

     August 11, 2007, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Ahmed Hassan Mahad, Radio Jowhar

     May 16, 2007, in Jowhar, Somalia

Abshir Ali Gabre, Radio Jowhar

     May 16, 2007, in Jowhar, Somalia

Mohammed Abdullahi Khalif, Voice of Peace

     May 5, 2007, in Galkayo, Somalia

Martin Adler, freelance

     June 23, 2006, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Duniya Muhyadin Nur, Capital Voice

     June 5, 2005, in Afgoye, Somalia

Kate Peyton, BBC

     February 9, 2005, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Abdullahi Madkeer, DMC Radio

     January 24, 2003, in Baidoa, Somalia

Ahmed Kafi Awale, Radio of the Somali People

     January 26, 2000, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Marcello Palmisano, RAI

     February 9, 1995, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Pierre Anceaux, freelance

     August 31, 1994, in Baidoa, Somalia

Ilaria Alpi, RAI-3 Television

     March 20, 1994, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Miran Krovatin, RAI-3 Television

     March 20, 1994, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Anthony Macharia, Reuters

     July 12, 1993, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Hansi Krauss, Associated Press

     July 12, 1993, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Dan Eldon, Reuters

     July 12, 1993, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Hosea Maina, Reuters

     July 12, 1993, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Jean-Claude Jumel, TF-1

     June 18, 1993, in Mogadishu, Somalia



2 Media Workers Killed in Somalia

     Terminology explained

Ahmed Sharif Hussein, Radio Mogadishu

     August 20, 2013, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Farah Hassan Sahal, Radio Simba

     August 4, 2011, in Mogadishu, Somalia



4 Journalists Killed in Somalia/Motive Unconfirmed

     Terminology explained

Abdirahman Mohamed, Ciyaarahamaanta

     September 27, 2012, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Zakariye Mohamed Mohamud Moallim, Freelance

     September 16, 2012, in Mogadishu, Somalia

Abdullahi Omar Gedi, Radio Daljir

     August 31, 2010, in Galkayo district, Puntland, Somalia

Ali Mohammed Omar, Radio Warsan

     February 16, 2007, in Baidoa, Somalia