Tijuana Journalists Demand Justice for Slain Colleagues and Protection from Ongoing Attacks

Tijuana, Mexico – The city of Tijuana has recently been plagued by violence against journalists, with two devastating attacks resulting in the deaths of photojournalist Margarito Martínez Esquivel and reporter Lourdes Maldonado López in January 2022. These tragic incidents have sent shockwaves through the local journalism community and have raised serious concerns about the safety of media professionals in the region. Despite ongoing investigations, there is a lingering sense of unease among Tijuana journalists, who …

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Journalists Killed in Israel’s Gaza Assault Raise Concerns of War Crimes

Gaza – Palestinian journalist Wael Dahdouh has faced unimaginable tragedy as he continues to report on the suffering in Gaza. After losing his wife, daughter, son, and grandson in an attack, then being wounded and experiencing the death of his eldest son and a colleague in an Israeli drone strike, Dahdouh remains resilient. The Israel Defense Forces were alleged to have been involved in the deaths of more than 70 media workers during the latest …

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Violent Confrontation at Kettle House Bar and Grill Results in Injuries to Journalists and Police

NAIROBI, Kenya – The National Authority for the Campaign Against Alcohol and Drug Abuse (NACADA) and the Kenya Union of Journalists (KUJ) have strongly condemned the violent incident at Kettle House Bar and Grill, which left journalists and police officers injured. NACADA Chairman Stephen Mairori emphasized the legal empowerment of journalists and law enforcement officers to carry out their duties without facing threats, intimidation, or violence. He stated that criminal charges have been filed against …

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Kileleshwa MCA Condemns Violence Against Journalists at Kettle House Bar and Grill

NAIROBI, KENYA – The recent violent incident at Kettle House Bar and Grill in Kenya has sparked outrage and calls for immediate action. Kileleshwa Ward Member of County Assembly (MCA) Robert Alai has strongly denounced the aggression displayed by security personnel and bouncers towards journalists, resulting in injuries to several media practitioners. Alai emphasized the need for a thorough investigation into the matter, highlighting the direct assault on the freedom of the press and expression. …

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