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Somalia - Disquiet about death penalty for man convicted of journalist's murder

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders deplores the death sentence that a military court passed yesterday on a man found guilty of radio journalist Hassan Yusuf Absuge's murder last September in Mogadishu. “It is not up to us to decide the nature or severity of the sentences imposed on those convicted of murdering journalists, but we cannot regard the application of the death penalty as a victory,” Reporters Without Borders said. “We hail the measures taken by the authorities to identify and punish (...)

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