MOGADISHU \;Thursday May 02, 2023 The Somali media association SOMA is sorry for the terrible act of the soldiers who ordered the director of the department of cleanliness and restoration of Banadir region, Mohamed Soudi, who tortured four journalists working in Mogadishu.
Forces under the command of the director of the Department of Cleanliness and Restoration of Banadir Region, Mohamed Soudi, severely tortured four journalists from Shabelle and Universal Television in Mogadishu.
These reporters who had a fight with the troops led by Mohamed Saudi are sakariye Ahmed Muse and Mahad Hassan Abdi Tawakal from Shabelle TV.
Also, the army tortured Abdirisak Mohamud Jama (Maqosle) and Sadde Abdi Tahliil who are also members of Universal TV in Mogadishu.
The order to harass the journalists was given by the director of the Department of Cleanliness and Restoration of Banadir region, Mohamed Soudi, as told by the harassed journalists.
The Somali media association SOMA calls on the administration of Banadir region and the government officials to respond to the problems caused to journalists who were harassed at the Fagax intersection in Mogadishu.