Radio reporter held by Al-Shabaab militia for past three days

first_img RSF_en News News Receive email alerts Organisation February 24, 2021 Find out more RSF and NUSOJ call for release of a journalist held in Somalia’s Puntland region January 8, 2021 Find out more News RSF requests urgent adoption of moratorium on arrests of journalists Radio reporter gunned on city street in central Somaliacenter_img March 2, 2021 Find out more to go further Reporters Without Borders joins its partner organisation in Somalia, the National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ), in expressing deep concern about the fate of Ali Yusuf Adan, a journalist who was arrested on 21 February in an area controlled by the Islamist militia Al-Shabaab.“Al-Shabaab, which we have already classified as a ‘Predator of Press Freedom,’ has added yet another misdeed to the long list of violations of free expression that it has already committed,” Reporters Without Borders said. “We condemn this arrest and call for the journalist’s immediate release.”Adan is Radio Somaliweyn’s correspondent in Wanlaweyn, the southern region where he was reportedly arrested over a comment he made on 20 February about a murder by an Al-Shabaab member. He is now believed to be in a prison in the nearby city of Merca.We are unfortunately still without news of him.For more information, see the NUSOJ release:http://www.nusoj.org/?zone=/unionactive/view_article.cfm&HomeID=154390 News Follow the news on Somalia SomaliaAfrica February 24, 2010 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Radio reporter held by Al-Shabaab militia for past three days Help by sharing this information SomaliaAfrica last_img read more

Buncrana councillor wants Ramsar status for Lough Swilly

first_imgNewsx Adverts 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic WhatsApp Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal There are calls for an application to be made to help secure internationally recognised ‘Ramsar’ status for Lough Swilly.The proposal has been made by Buncrana Town Councillor Michelle Bradley.Ramsar provides a frame work for national action and international cooperation for the conservation and wise use of wetlands and their resources.Councillor Bradley says that Lough Swilly is a perfect example of what Ramsar is seeking to achieve and says it is not all about conservation:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/rams10.mp3[/podcast] By News Highland – November 13, 2010 Pinterest RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Google+ Facebook 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North WhatsAppcenter_img Twitter Facebook Previous articleAA: Speed cameras not a money making venture + Donegal locationsNext articleFG spokesperson claims major support for his health policy at LGH News Highland Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Buncrana councillor wants Ramsar status for Lough Swilly Google+ Twitter Pinterest Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan firelast_img read more