Mohammed Abdullahi Khalif

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Attacks on the Press 2007: Somalia

February 5, 2008 10:32 AM ET

Attacks had become so pervasive in this conflict-riven state that the National Union of Somali Journalists described 2006 as "the most dangerous year for press freedom for more than a decade." Then came 2007--a year in which conditions grew dramatically...

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In Somalia, reporter killed in vehicle ambush

August 24, 2007 12:00 PM ET

New York, August 24, 2007—A young reporter returning from a journalism training workshop in the Somali capital of Mogadishu was shot dead today in southwestern Somalia when clan militiamen ambushed his vehicle, according to the National Union of Somali Journalists....

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In Somalia, two journalists killed in ambush of official’s motorcade

May 17, 2007 12:00 PM ET

New York, May 17, 2007—Two radio reporters covering a provincial governor in south-central Somalia were gunned down on Wednesday after the official’s motorcade was ambushed by clan militia. News editor Abshir Ali Gabre and reporter Ahmed Hassan Mahad of Radio...

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In Puntland, radio contributor shot during army raid

May 9, 2007 12:00 PM ET

New York, May 9, 2007—The Committee to Protect Journalists mourns the death on Saturday of Mohammed Abdullahi Khalif, a contributor to the private radio station Voice of Peace in Somalia’s northeastern, semi-autonomous region of Puntland. Khalif was killed by crossfire...

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