Ali Sharmarke

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Said Tahlil Ahmed

Said Tahlil Ahmed

February 2, 2009 12:00 AM ET

Masked gunmen repeatedly shot Tahlil, director of the independent broadcaster HornAfrik, as he and several other senior journalists were walking through the Bakara Market area of the capital, according to CPJ interviews and news accounts. The journalists had been...

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Getting Away with Murder 2008

April 30, 2008 3:20 PM ET

CPJ's Impunity Index ranks countries where killers of journalists go free New York, April 30, 2008 -- Democracies from Colombia to India and Russia to the Philippines are among the worst countries in the world at prosecuting journalists' killers according...

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In Somalia, two prominent journalists assassinated hours apart

August 13, 2007 12:00 PM ET

New York, August 13, 2007—Somalia’s U.S. and Ethiopian-backed government arrested two suspects on Sunday in the separate attacks that killed prominent journalists Ali Sharmarke and Mahad Ahmed Elmi of leading independent broadcaster HornAfrik Media in the war-torn capital of Mogadishu. Both...

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Mahad Ahmed Elmi

Mahad Ahmed Elmi

August 11, 2007 12:01 AM ET

Prominent journalists Ali Sharmarke and Mahad Ahmed Elmi were killed in Mogadishu in two separate attacks on the same day. Unknown gunmen shot Elmi, director of Capital Voice radio, a private station run by HornAfrik Media, four times in...

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Ali Sharmarke

Ali Sharmarke

August 11, 2007 12:00 AM ET

Prominent journalists Ali Sharmarke and Mahad Ahmed Elmi were killed in Mogadishu in two separate attacks on the same day. Unknown gunmen shot Elmi, director of Capital Voice radio, a private station run by HornAfrik Media, four times in...

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Somali government cracks down on media over security coverage

June 7, 2007 12:00 PM ET

New York, June 7, 2007—Three private broadcasters covering a government security crackdown in the aftermath of Sunday's deadly suicide bombing of the residence of the Somali prime minister in the capital, Mogadishu, were indefinitely shuttered on Wednesday after authorities accused...

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