Kenya: Journalist killed over photo, camera stolen
A freelance photographer was killed by suspected thugs at his home in Trans Nzoia county on Wednesday night. Dennis Otieno, 26, was shot dead immediately after a gang of three invaded his residence at about 11pm, sources say.

Journalists in Kenya demonstrate against attacks
Hundreds of journalists in Kenya have staged a demonstration on Thursday calling for protection against attacks after recent assaults on reporters while on duty.

New Jersey candidate to female journalist: ‘I hope you get raped’
A man running for township committee in West Deptford appears to have told a journalist on Facebook he hopes she gets “raped.” The West Deptford GOP claims his account was hacked—on a different social media site.

Sri Lanka to launch fresh probe into killing of editor
A Sri Lankan court on Thursday gave permission to police to exhume the body of a high-profile newspaper editor whose murder under the previous Mahinda Rajapaksa regime remains unsolved.

Another Nigerian blogger arrested by ‘state agents’
Suspected State Security Service operatives arrested a blogger on Tuesday in what activists see as the latest in a string of crackdowns against free speech online.

Urdu journalist hounded over Charlie Hebdo cartoon gets digital reboot
A year and a half after she was charged and arrested for “outraging religious feelings with malicious intent”, which led to her going underground for a while, well-known Urdu journalist Shirin Dalvi is gearing up to launch a digital publication.

Who killed Ferguson activist Darren Seals?
Across activism circles—both among his allies and adversaries—Seals’s death rocked the psyche of the protest movement this week. Activists said they were shocked at the violence in which he died, eager to learn more and worried about whether it was a targeted attack.

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