Abdisalan Sheikh Hassan

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As impunity reigns in Somalia, president takes note

December 4, 2012 10:28 AM ET

In October, two gunmen shot Shabelle Media Network reporter Mohamed Mohamud as he left a mosque one evening; he died from the gunshot wounds less than one week later. Several members of the Somali armed forces who happened to...

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Getting Away With Murder

April 17, 2012 12:01 AM ET

CPJ’s 2012 Impunity Index spotlights countrieswhere journalists are slain and killers go free...

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Somali government should probe journalist's murder

December 19, 2011 5:15 PM ET

New York, December 19, 2011--Somali authorities must pursue all leads in investigating the murder on Sunday of a broadcast journalist who had reported receiving several recent threats. A gunman in a military uniform shot freelance reporter Abdisalan Sheikh Hassan,...

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Abdisalan Sheikh Hassan

December 18, 2011 8:32 AM ET

A gunman wearing a military uniform shot Hassan, 38, a freelance broadcast journalist, according to news accounts and CPJ interviews. Hassan was driving from the offices of Horn Cable TV to a press conference when the uniformed gunman intercepted...

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