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Senior human rights official assassinatedin GaalkacyoPosted on July 14, 2013Unidentified gunmen have assassinated seniorhuman rights officer in Somalia on Saturdaynight.Abdi Farah Dheere, deputy chair of INXA humanrights organization and the head of theorganization’s Puntland office was shot anddead by two unknown people on Saturday nightshortly after he left a mosque in the northernpart of Gaalkacyo town, Mudug region centralSomalia.The assailants escaped from the scene after thekilling, local reports said.No one was arrested for the killing which is thelatest assassination in Galkacyo in less than aweek. Last week a journalist Liibaan AbdullahiFarah was killed in Gaalkacyo by unknownpeople.The motive of the killings in Gaalkacyo remainunclear as the local security officials could notcomment on all these killings against thejournalists and the human rights activists inSomalia.

Senior human rights official assassinated
in Gaalkacyo
Posted on July 14, 2013
Unidentified gunmen have assassinated senior
human rights officer in Somalia on Saturday
night.
Abdi Farah Dheere, deputy chair of INXA human
rights organization and the head of the
organization’s Puntland office was shot and
dead by two unknown people on Saturday night
shortly after he left a mosque in the northern
part of Gaalkacyo town, Mudug region central
Somalia.
The assailants escaped from the scene after the
killing, local reports said.
No one was arrested for the killing which is the
latest assassination in Galkacyo in less than a
week. Last week a journalist Liibaan Abdullahi
Farah was killed in Gaalkacyo by unknown
people.
The motive of the killings in Gaalkacyo remain
unclear as the local security officials could not
comment on all these killings against the
journalists and the human rights activists in
Somalia.

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