Abdisalan Sheikh Hassan

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As impunity reigns in Somalia, president takes note

Friends and relatives carry the body of Abdisatar Daher Sabriye, a  journalist with state-run television who died in a September 20 suicide bomb attack. (AP/Mohamed Sheikh Nor)

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 be at the scene opened fire on his assailants, local journalists said, but Mohamed's killers have still not been identified.

December 4, 2012 10:28 AM ET

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Getting Away With Murder

CPJ’s 2012 Impunity Index spotlights countries
where journalists are slain and killers go free

April 17, 2012 12:01 AM ET

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Somali government should probe journalist's murder

Somali journalists carry the body of Abdisalan Sheikh Hassan. (AFP/Mohamed Abdiwahab)

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, according to local and international reports.

December 19, 2011 5:15 PM ET

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