Nasteh Dahir killed in Somalia
Nasteh Dahir was killed in Somalia yesterday. The local journalist worked for the BBC and the AP. The National Union of Somali Journalists called it a “targeted assasination”. Our man Rob Crilly has more,
Those of us who flit in and out of Somalia owe a heck of a lot to the courage of the Somali journalists who have to put up with death threats, intimidation and the risk of stray bullets on a daily basis. The tragedy is that the rest of the world continues to ignore the humanitarian catastrophe that these brave men do their best to reveal. link via Richard Sambrook Twitter.
Somali Press Review has a tribute to Nasteh Dahir.