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Somali Journalist Gets Death Sentence for Fellow Reporter Killings

A military court in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, has sentenced to death a former journalist who helped al-Shabab kill five fellow reporters in Mogadishu.   According to the court verdict, Hassan Hanafi assisted the Islamist militant group by identifying possible targets among journalists between 2007 and 2011.   Mohamed Shute, the chairman of Somali military tribunal, said the evidence against Hanafi proved his involvement in the killings. “We first confirmed that he...

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