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A Reply to Cabdale Faarah Sigad's Report on the detained Haatuf Journalists
The Politicalization Of The Haatuf Journalists Situation.
Dear Cabdale Faarah Sigad,
I was touched in the deepest of places by your heart-felt yet un-objective report regarding the situation in Somaliland and the detained Haatuf Journalists. However, I'd like you to verify your claims in order to help me wholly understand not only the sources that provided you with information in your report, but what your political agenda is-as it is crystal clear that you apparently have one.
So firstly, just to recap on a few things-
Your argument is contradictory highlighting your lack of journalist professionalism which is most evident in your style of reporting.
You state that-
‘Every one knows that the president and his family can own their own private properties, so what new evidence these men had provided so far 0%.’
Yet you then go on to accuse the Haatuf Journalists -
‘Haatuf also introduced to us many stolen documents and we should condemn the crime they have committed instead of praising them because thieving is not the way to prove guilty'
I agree fully that thieving is not the way to prove someone guilty but as you are well aware in political scandals - TRUTH MUST BE SEEKED VIA ALL MEANS NECESSARY. This is a value us quality journalists hold dearly and we aim to deliver the TRUTH to the PEOPLE.
Secondly, if your allegations are true..........where is YOUR evidence?
'In Conclusion' so to speak,
‘Your report is completely and utterly biased and I would not be surprised if your prejudice against 'freedom of speech' in Somaliland is not rooted in your OWN clan relation and political affiliation with the Somaliland President Rayale's.
Furthermore, you have provided little evidence to support your arguments and your use of foul language not only reflects your personal, emotional motives for writing this report, it also illustrates your level of professionalism when reporting a POLITICAL story. In all honesty, you have provided us with the Somaliland equivalent of the trash trivial news values and language that tabloids like The Sun in the U.K are so commonly known for.
Instead of attacking journalists who were just trying to do their jobs, take up a hobby like Karate to use as a vent for your anger issues.
Mane Yusuf Abdi Gabobe, London