Al Jazeera says journalist and team detained in Somalia



Somali security agents have detained a journalist working for pan-Arab television network Al Jazeera together with his cameraman and their driver and fixer, the Qatari channel said on Wednesday.
The detentions come less than a week after the offices of a Somali newspaper were raided and its editor held for three days.
Security forces and officials frequently detain or threaten journalists whose coverage has offended them. The Islamist militant group al Shabaab also frequently targets reporters.
Neither government nor intelligence officials could be immediately reached for comment on the... read more

 
19 October 2016 in World News, Views: 30
Source: Reuters
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