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WAN-IFRA

Date

2018-04-30 13:18

In the aftermath of Kenya’s disputed election, which saw incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta re-elected president, journalists report facing harassment, intimidation and attacks. As the country’s Supreme Court rules on 1 September on the outcome of the elections – challenged by opponent Raila Odinga – Kenya’s journalists continue their fight to report the truth.

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Mariona Sanz Cortell

Date

2017-08-30 11:09

As Ukrainians headed to the polls on 25 May in snap elections that were commended by international observers for largely upholding democratic commitments, turmoil in eastern Ukraine saw an increase in violence against journalists. A day before the elections, Italian photojournalist Andrea Rocchelli and his Russian interpreter Andrey Mironov were killed while covering the fighting in Slavyansk, while on 25 May, separatists took two journalists hostage – Viacheslav Bondarenko and Maksym Osovsky – as they covered the elections in Luhansk region. The pair was released several days later.

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Jessica White

Date

2014-06-02 00:00

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Jessica White

Date

2014-05-28 16:02

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