Somalia: Escaping the polite armed Security police to avoid shooting

The Somali Media for Environment Science Health and Agriculture (SOMESHA) is concern yesterday’s grave media practitioner killing without conveyed motivation reason inside Somalia’s capital of Mogadishu.

It was on Thursday July 26, 2018 when a TV cameraman named Abdirizak Qasim who works with SBS TV was shot dead by a policeman who escaped the scene after the murder in a traffic way .better known as Via Liberia Street in Mogadishu’s Waberi district. According to eyewitness the killing occurred at around 16hrs sharp local Mogadishu time.

“We have the right to join the independent press associations demands to action and against the killer of our colleague Abdirizak Qasim as it was indeed a direct brutal killing in which similar with the other countless civilian murders in across Somalia in particularly Somalia’s Federal Government controlled zone “said SOMESHA Secretay General H. E. Rev. Sayed Daud Abdi Daud

“Thoughtlessly, we have no legal imminent ambition against our police and other security institutions from regional state to Federal administrative level but whatever motives can kill a person and from our security institutions are not deliberately jubilant prophecy so the Federal leaders should take the immediate responsibility over the SBS TV cameraman murder”. Mr. Sayed Daud added

According to our partner organizations, the Human Rights Journalists (HRJ) and the National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) recounted that Abdirisaq Qasim Iman, aged 20, is the first journalist to be murdered in Somalia in this year. The continued savage killings of Somali journalists with impunity is an indicator of the perilous conditions facing journalists in the country, even in the hands of those supposed to protect them NUSOJ also underscored.


For more details and interview you can reach Rev. Sayed Daud Abdi Daud on +252616349997 or Email:


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