Mohamed Amin

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Ethiopian journalists detained over misidentification

October 23, 2008 10:20 PM ET

New York, October 23, 2008--An Ethiopian editor is facing criminal charges today because she accidentally misidentified a judge in a high-profile trial, according to local journalists. Two other journalists have been in police custody since Monday because of the same...

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Two journalists attacked at presidential palace

June 22, 2008 12:00 PM ET

JUNE 22, 2008 Posted July 30, 2008 Abdifatah Mursal, Ogaal Faisal Mohamed, Heegan ATTACKED Presidential guards beat two newspaper reporters from the northern breakaway republic of Somaliland on June 22, according to the editor of one of the papers. Abdifatah...

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Journalist released after two days

December 19, 2006 12:00 PM ET

 UPDATE  December 19, 2006 Original Alert: December 18, 2006 Mohamed Amin Adan Abdulle, Global Broadcasting Corporation IMPRISONED...

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CPJ condemns rising attacks on the press and its leaders

December 18, 2006 12:00 PM ET

New York, December 18, 2006—The Committee to Protect Journalists is alarmed by an upsurge in arrests and the harassment of journalists by rival groups battling for control of Somalia. Both the Islamists who hold Mogadishu and the U.N.-backed transitional government...

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CPJ welcomes the release of two radio reporters

July 11, 2005 12:00 PM ET

New York, July 11, 2005—The Committee to Protect Journalists welcomes yesterday’s release of two radio journalists from Afghan government custody in Kabul. Intelligence officers did not clarify the reasons behind the detention for more than a week of Rohullah Anwari...

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CPJ alarmed by two detentions, seeks release

July 8, 2005 12:00 PM ET

Your Excellency: The Committee to Protect Journalists is gravely concerned by the detention in Kabul of journalists Rohullah Anwari and Shershah Hamdard, who were arrested while reporting on events in eastern Afghanistan's Konar Province for the news agency Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL). The two reporters have been held for roughly one week; authorities have not disclosed charges against them or produced evidence of wrongdoing.

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Two journalists jailed in Kabul

July 5, 2005 12:00 PM ET

New York, July 5, 2005—The Committee to Protect Journalists is gravely concerned by the arrest of two reporters for Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) in Asa'ad Abad, the capital of Konar Province in eastern Afghanistan late last week. The reporters...

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Two journalists jailed in Kabul

July 5, 2005 12:00 PM ET

New York, July 5, 2005—The Committee to Protect Journalists is gravely concerned by the arrest of two reporters for Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) in Asa'ad Abad, the capital of Konar Province in eastern Afghanistan late last week. The reporters...

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