Skip to comments.Somalia raises minimum journalist age to 40
Posted on 07/12/2013 3:07:06 PM PDT by Olog-hai
Somalia, with a history of repressing journalism, has set the minimum age at 40 for anyone intending to practice as a journalist in the country.
In total, 22 journalists have lost their lives in Somalia this year.
Somalias fledgling government has come under criticism for increasingly autocratic rule since its historic recognition by the US and International Monetary Fund last year.
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Just have all the journalists give their age in dog years.
Quat eaters could be dangerous to journalists.
Let’s not jump to any conclusions...
It may not be as bad as shutting out young folks from the profession. Perhaps this ruling was coupled with an edict that all those of age 18 to 39 yesterday, are hereby decreed to be 40 today.
Oh, and underwear MUST be worn in-side out. You’ll have to wear it on the outside, so it may be checked...
I remember many studies that show that people become more conservative as they age....
So in that regard, maybe this is not a bad idea....
A map of the Sahel region showing where Al Qaeda operates (AFP/Graphic)
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Al Qaeda controls major areas of sand.
Yes, and that’s not a coincidence, Islam denudes the landscape wherever it takes over.
With the life expectancy in Somalia so low, this will disqualify almost everybody.
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