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

Delaware County Sheriff warns against taking, damaging political-yard signs

first_img“I have been getting an increased amount of complaints regarding political signs being stolen from lawns and private property… people who engage in this behavior are subject to criminal prosecution”, Delaware County Sheriff Craig DuMond said. The sheriff’s office said in a news release removing, alerting or defacing a political sign is punishable under New York State law. DuMond also said surveillance cameras can and will be used to assist law enforcement if any political signs are taken or defaced.center_img (WBNG) — The Delaware County Sheriff’s Office is warning against damaging or stealing political signs ahead of the 2020 Election.last_img