Sierra Express Media
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
The Special Representative of the
Chairperson of the African Union Commission for Somalia (SRCC), Mahamet
Saleh Annadif condemned the murder of Radio Mogadishu journalist,
Mohamed Ibrahim Rageh who was shot and killed Sunday afternoon as he was
returning home from work.
The SRCC extends his condolences to
Mohamed Ibrahim Rageh’s family and friends, to Radio Mogadishu and to
the Somali media community. “This is a terrible loss for Somalia,” he
He paid tribute to the courage of Somali
journalists noting that this is the fourth journalist to be killed this
year. Eighteen journalists were killed in Somalia last year.
“The press is a fundamental part of any
democracy and must be protected. AMISOM is ready to offer any assistance
it can to help the Federal Government of Somalia and the Somali
National Security Forces put a stop to these heinous attacks,” he added.