Authorities free Radio Simba manager and reporter


Abdullahi Abdi Farah, the manager of privately-owned Radio Simba, and Mohamed Farah, one of his journalists, were released late yesterday

Reporters Without Borders
Update



12 October 2007



SOMALIA



Authorities free Radio Simba manager and reporter



Abdullahi Abdi Farah, the manager of privately-owned Radio Simba, and Mohamed Farah, one of his journalists, were released late yesterday after being held all day, and their station was allowed to resume broadcasting, Reporters Without Borders has learned from Omar Faruk Osman, the secretary-general of its partner organisation, the National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ). No charges are being brought against them.


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