Kenya: Kenyan Journalists Harassed, Detained Reporting On Election Violence
Authorities in Kenya should credibly investigate incidents of harassment against journalists covering the aftermath of August 8's disputed elections and should reform Kenya's… Read more »
Kenya: Govt Seeks to Restrict Political Commentary on Social Media Ahead of Elections
Kenyan authorities should ensure that proposed social media guidelines do not prevent journalists from reporting critically or close the space for public debate ahead of general… Read more »
Kenya: Journalist Beaten By Kenyan Police, Told He 'Cannot Fight Them With a Pen'
Kenyan police on March 22 threatened and assaulted Isaiah Gwengi, a correspondent for The Standard daily newspaper, according to the journalist and media reports. Read more »
Kenya: Kenyan Court Finds Criminal Libel Laws Unconstitutional
Today's ruling by Kenya's High Court that the country's criminal defamation law is unconstitutional is a welcome step toward safeguarding press freedom and free speech, the… Read more »
March 17, 2016
Kenya: Gado Blames Government Pressure As Cartoonist's Contract At Kenya's Nation Ends
For 23 years Godfrey Mwampembwa has been a prominent and quick-witted observer of the political scene in East Africa. But all that changed last month when the cartoonist, known as… Read more »
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