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S. Sudan journalist slain after threat against reporters

Relatives of slain journalist Peter Moi carry his coffin from the mortuary to a waiting car in the South Sudanese capital Juba on August 20, 2015Colleagues, who gathered at the hospital in the capital Juba where Peter Moi’s body was taken, said the reporter’s money and his telephone were reportedly not taken by the gunmen after the killing. “This was an intentional killing,” said Oliver Modi, chairman of the Union of Journalists of South Sudan. “Freedom of the press does not mean you work against the country,” Kiir told journalists Sunday as he left for peace talks in neighbouring Ethiopia, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ).

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