By Jared Ferrie – Dec 6, 2012
South Sudanese authorities should investigate the killing of journalist Isaiah Abraham, an outspoken critic of the government, the New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists and his brother said.
Abraham was shot dead early yesterday after receiving a death threat by phone a week earlier, said William Chan, his brother. The callers told Abraham in Arabic that he should “stop writing or they will get rid of him,” he said by phone today from Juba, South Sudan’s capital.
The committee, in a statement yesterday, urged the authorities to investigate the murder and “identify the motive.” Chan said it was a “planned attack” at Abraham’s home by attackers who left computers and money…