Anti-riot police assault journalist Lovemore Meya during a hunt for rowdy residents who were allegedly fuelling violence.
Photojournalist Crispen Ndlovu was assaulted by police after taking pictures of a cellphone thief being apprehended under citizens arrest by a mob of people who had chased him into an alley. Ndlovu was capturing images of the suspect being assaulted by police was requested to delete the pictures, and after refusing to do so was assaulted himself.
Three other journalists were assaulted by politicians this year alone.
Four journalists assaulted by Right Reverend Isaac Tititi Moyo, after questioning him about allegations of attacks on his neighbours livestock for straying onto his farm.
An assault on journalists during proceedings of an interview with the opposition political party - CHADEMA