Detained Hiiraan Online Journalist freed

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Associated Somali Journalists ASOJ welcomes the pardon of the Puntland president Abdurrahman Mohamed Farole over the release of Somali Journalist Faysal Mohamed Hassan known as Boston. Mr. Boston who works at the online Hiiraan Webpage was arrested on June 2. the journalist was released at the prison in the Bosaso city on Sunday.

(Sunatimes)Hiiraan Online reporter in Puntland state of Somalia, Faysal Mohamed Hassan (Boston), has on Sunday got back his freedom after being in police custody for one month in Bosaso.

Boston secured his freedom through presidential pardon by Puntlandís president, Abdirahman Mohamud Farole.
The presidential pardon has also seen the release of over forty other inmates due to the approaching Holy month of Ramadan and the 13th anniversary of Puntland which is set to be celebrated for tomorrow.

Faysal Mohamed Hassan was arrested a month ago after he allegedly posted anti Puntland news, especially a story in which he described two beheaded men to be members of Puntlandís security forces.

Media houses in the region has welcomed the release of the Journalist and urged the president to uphold and promote free media in Puntland.

By Rooble Dirir

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