Citizen TV

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A Kenyan flag inside a car in the capital Nairobi, Kenya, October 29, 2017. According reports, police officers attacked reporters at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi while they were covering an opposition politician's return to the country. (Reuters/Siegfried Modola)

Kenyan journalists assaulted by police at Nairobi airport

Nairobi, March 27, 2018–The Committee to Protect Journalists today called on authorities in Kenya to immediately investigate the assault of journalists by police at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi yesterday. According to media reports and journalists who spoke with CPJ, police officers attacked reporters covering an opposition politician’s return to the country, causing…

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NTV employees in the station's Nairobi studio on January 19. Kenya is ignoring a court order suspending a broadcasting ban on NTV and three other stations. (AFP/Simon Maina)

Kenyan government ignores court order over broadcasting ban

New York, February 2, 2018–The Committee to Protect Journalists today called on the Kenyan government to obey a court order suspending a broadcasting ban on four privately owned television stations. A high court yesterday ordered the government to lift the ban on Citizen TV, Inooro TV, NTV, and KTN News, for 14 days while a…

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Kenya's opposition coalition leader Raila Odinga holds a bible as he declares himself the 'people's president' in Nairobi on January 30. Authorities cut the transmissions to four broadcasters over their attempted live coverage of the event. (AFP/Patrick Meinhardt)

Kenya cuts TV transmissions over live coverage of opposition’s Odinga

Nairobi, January 30, 2018–Authorities in Kenya should immediately allow four privately owned television stations to resume broadcasting, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Officials from the broadcast regulator the Communications Authority, accompanied by police, switched off transmitters today while the stations were broadcasting live coverage of an opposition party event in the capital, Nairobi,…

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Police help protect protest organizers from a mob attack in the western Kenyan town of Kitale. (David Sirengo)

Journalists assaulted while covering protest in western Kenya

Nairobi, June 12, 2015–The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns an attack on Tuesday against four journalists covering a peaceful protest in western Kenya and calls on authorities to investigate the attacks and hold the assailants to account.

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Kenyan police assault journalists investigating corruption

Nairobi, April, 20, 2015–Two journalists were beaten by officers from Kenya’s paramilitary police wing, the General Service Unit (GSU), at a cattle ranch in southeastern Kenya on April 18, according to news reports. Nehemiah Okwembah, from the privately owned daily Nation, and Reuben Ogachi, a cameraman for the privately owned station Citizen TV, were covering…

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