October 20, 2021

Newspaper journalist assaulted and briefly abducted in Kenya

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From CPJ Nairobi, September 6, 2018–Authorities in Kenya should carry out a thorough investigation and bring to justice those responsible for the September 3 assault and abduction of Daily Nation journalist Barrack Oduor and the death of his source, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Oduor said he was working on a story about […]

The number of imprisoned journalists hit a 30-year high in 2016

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By Al Jazeera From Business Insider More journalists have been jailed this year by governments around the world than at any time in nearly three decades, according to a media rights watchdog. The report by the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), a nonprofit group that works to defend press freedoms, says a total of 259 journalists have been jailed […]