New York, September 15, 2011--The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the Wednesday evening
shooting of a Somali radio journalist in the semi-autonomous region of
Puntland, and calls on the government to immediately take steps to bring the
perpetrators to justice.
gunmen shot 20-year-old radio journalist Horriyo Abdulkadir Sheik Ali four times on
Wednesday evening as she left her office at Radio Galkayo, the state
broadcaster in the Garsoor neighborhood of Galkayo, local journalists told CPJ.
She was hospitalized in stable condition with wounds to the stomach, chest, and
right hand, news