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Jean-Claude Jumel TF-1 June 18, 1993, in Mogadishu, Somalia Jumel, a French soundman for the Paris-based television station TF1, was killed by sniper fire when unknown gunmen ambushed his television crew’s vehicle on the road between the airport and Mogadishu. U.N. forces have responded with selective air attacks on suspected militia positions and snipers' hide-outs. This time, according to reporters at the scene, the journalists encountered a hostile mob when they entered the damaged compound. He said the operation lasted only a few minutes, and photographs later showed it had achieved pinpoint accuracy. Political violence and corruption undermine the freedom to inform in Somalia. CARITAS shut down its operations in Somalia after the murder. FILE - Somali Freelance journalist Mohamed Guray holds on to his camera after he was injured in a secondary explosion in front of Dayah hotel in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, Jan. 25, 2017. Barrie Walkley, U.N. spokesman in Somalia, confirmed by telephone that Reuter photographer Eldon had been beaten to death. [4] Among the casualties during this most volatile 2007-2011 period was Ali Iman Sharmarke, one of the founders of HornAfrik, who was killed in his role as director on 11 August 2007. The violence underscored the deteriorating security situation in Mogadishu, where thousands of United Nations troops are garrisoned in their compound, unable to guarantee safety on the streets. U.N. officials have held Aideed's forces responsible for attacks in which 35 U.N. soldiers, including 24 Pakistanis, were killed and 137 were wounded since June 5. [2], Early in the conflict, European journalists like Jean-Claude Jumel of France, Dan Eldon of the United Kingdom and Hansi Krauss of Germany were among those slain. [1][5] In a formal press statement, the National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) characterized Osman's editorial as "defamatory and libelous", and suggested that it represented a conscious effort to cast aspersions on the Somali media and was "an attempt to divert the public attention by aiding the real criminals, which could contribute the killing of Somali journalists to continue." The Associated Press quoted Dimdil as saying elders of Aideed's clan were meeting in the compound to discuss ways to end the violence. Died while covering the same operation as Eldon. He was working for Reuters on the sound production. Walkley said there was "no collateral damage whatsoever" to areas outside the compound as a result of the attack, carried out by four scout aircraft, seven Blackhawk reconnaissance helicopters and six Cobra helicopter gunships. Today's mob violence was the first directed specifically at foreign journalists in two years of strife. The crowd soon began throwing stones and firing handguns, and the reporters ran for their lives. According to the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), an estimated 59 radio, print and television reporters operating within Somalia died in the period from the start of the civil war in 1992 to 2013. Gunmen in Somalia have shot dead a journalist – the third such killing this year. All were armed," Walkley said. Sep 18, 2013 - Mukhtar Mohamed Hirabe Murdered 6/8/09 Aged 45/48 Mogadishu Radio Shabelle Somali #Somalia #SomaliaJournalism A journalist who traveled to Ilhan Omar’s homeland to tell “uplifting” stories about Somalia has been killed by terrorists. [5], In early February 2013, the government launched an Independent Task Force on Human Rights tasked with investigating allegations of journalist intimidation and violence. His car was ambushed June 18. Daniel Robert Eldon (18 September 1970 – 12 July 1993) was a British-Kenyan photojournalist, artist and activist, killed in Somalia while working as a Reuters photojournalist. 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He was working for the Associated Press. #UPDATE:A pominent TV journalist ,Mohamed is among at least a dozen people killed on the ongoing Hotel attack in Kismayo town.The deceased has been working for SBC TV in Somalia- … … Keep supporting great journalism by turning off your ad blocker. The Somali presidency and a media rights group condemned the killing of Abduwali Ali Hassan, also known as Abduwali Online, a 25-year-old father of two children. Task Force Ranger—which consisted of an assault force made up of U.S. Army Delta Force operators, Army Rangers, Air Force Pararescuemen, Air Force Combat Controllers, four Navy SEALs from the Naval Special Warfare Development Group, and an air element provided by the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment—under Major General William F. Garrison's command executed an operation that involved traveling from their … The compound was described as a command and control center for Aideed's militia. Nicht enthalten sind Journalisten, deren Tod auf Grund fehlender Motivlage als nicht in Ausübung ihres Berufes getötet gelten sowie getötete Medienmitarbeiter (Fahrer, Beleuchter, Übersetzer usw. [3], Prior to the capital Mogadishu's pacification by the Somali National Army in mid-2011, the independent Radio Shabelle and HornAfrik Media Inc, among other Somali media outlets, were frequently targeted by Islamic militants. Oktober 1993 in der Stadt Mogadischu statt und stellte den bis dahin verlustreichsten Kampfeinsatz des US-Militärs seit dem Vietnamkrieg dar. According to reporters and witnesses, journalists at the hotel were invited to come with a militia representative to visit the site of the raid in a densely populated part of the city. Killed, 18 June 1993. 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