Somalia: Radio director put behind bars

The administration of the semiautonomous state of Galmudug region has on Wednesday night arrested Ali Moalin Noor who is the director of radio Hobyo in Galkaio distct in Mudug region.

According to the reports we are getting from the ground say that the reason behind the arrest of the director is because the station has aired news contrary to the administration.

“We criticize the detention of our colleague Mr. Ali Moalim Noor, the administration of Galamudug state, we cannot tolerate this act of handicapping the journalists, we have the right to express the accurate information about anything, we are not biased but we are impartial” said the journalist in Galkaio in one voice.

The administration of Galmudug state has not yet given out comments regarding the arrest of the journalist.

In Somalia journalist are either killed, arrested or tortured.

Radio Dalsan

Mohamed Omar Hussein

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