Director-General condemns killing of journalists Jamal Farah Adan, in Somalia
UNESCO Director-General Audrey Azoulay has condemned the killing of Somali broadcast journalist Jamal Farah Adan in Galkayo, central Somalia, on 1 March.
Jamal Farah Adan, a freelance contributor to local radio stations Radio Daljir, Radio Galkayo and Radio Garowe, was shot dead by unidentified assailants in front of a shop owned by his family in Galkayo. A political journalist, Adan had recently received death threats in connection with his critical reporting on the al-Shabaab armed rebel group.
UNESCO promotes the safety of journalists through global awareness-raising, capacity building and a range of actions, notably in the framework of the UN Plan of Action on the Safety of Journalists and the Issue of Impunity.