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Somalia - Al-Shabaab bans TV in southern town of Barawe

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders condemns the Islamist militia Al-Shabaab's latest attempt to restrict freedom of information, this time by trying to ban television viewing in the coastal town of Barawe, in the Lower Shabelle region of southern Somalia “This ban's real target is TV news stations, which annoy Al-Shabaab by showing viewers not only its atrocities but also the progress that the population has made in the regions from which Al-Shabaab has been expelled,” Reporters Without Borders said. (...)

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