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Photo Credit: Courtesy Pan-African News

HASSAN OSMAN ABDI

News Organization: SHABELLE MEDIA NETWORK

Died: 2012

Location: SOMALIA

Abdi, director of independent broadcaster Shabelle Media Network, was shot as he entered his home in Mogadishu. The National Union of Somali Journalists said Abdi was killed because of his reporting on corruption and the political crisis in Mogadishu.