SIMHA and Ethiopian Government talk about the Somali journalist in jai

Somali independent media houses association (SIMHA)

has opened talks with Ethiopian government concerning the situation of

arrested Somali journalist Mohamed Aweys


The chairman of Somali independent media

houses association Hassan Ali Gesey who also doubles up as the director of

Dalsan Radio station has confirmed that the association has engaged the

Ethiopian authorities in relation to the arrest of the journalist who was sentenced

to 27 years in jail for terror related charges.

Speaking during the first general meeting of association

in Somali capital Mogadishu on Thurday Hassan Ali Gesey said the association has

meet the Ethiopian ambassador to Somalia Wondimu Assame and discussed with

issues related to the arrest of the journalist.


Mohamed Aweys case and he requested as to summit Mohamed’s biography in Media.”

He said.



“We will make every effort to make sure our

brother Mohamed is released.” He added.

Mr. Gesey said the Ethiopian ambassador has

promised to look into the matter of the arrested journalist.