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Nasteh Dahir Farah (1972 or 1973 – June 7, 2008) was a Somali reporter, and vice-president of the National Union of Somali Journalists.[1] He was murdered in Kismayo, Somalia, on June 7, 2008.[2]

Dahir, described as a "leading Somali journalist",[3] was a local correspondent in Somalia for the British Broadcasting Corporation and the Associated Press news agency. He received death threats before being murdered. He was shot by gunmen and died in a hospital in Kismayo.[1] Reporters Without Borders stated that the killers had not been identified,[4] but the BBC and Al Jazeera reported that the killing had been attributed to Islamist insurgents.[5][6]

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