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Somalia - Radio Kulmiye humourist becomes 18th media worker to be killed this year

Reporters without borders
Warsame Shire Awale, a well-known comedian, actor, songwriter and playwright who worked for privately-owned Radio Kulmiye and dared to satirize the Islamist militia Al-Shabaab, was gunned down near his Mogadishu home yesterday, bringing the number of media workers killed this year in Somalia to 18. "This country and its capital, Mogadishu, cannot continue to be abandoned to their fate, to the killers who are decimating civil society," Reporters Without Borders said. "If the international (...)

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