Freedom of Expression Tracker: Assaulted

Assaulted – Any incident where journalists are physically assaulted, tortured, or wounded during the course of their work. The statistic we report represents the number of media workers involved.



In that story, the newspaper quoted the deputy minister as having said that members of the military would not recognise Chamisa as President if he were to win the upcoming general elections. This ...



The alleged perpetrators of the assault are family members from Mr Andrew Bere’s family. The family members took offence when the journalists’ tried to use their mobile phones to take pictures of ...


Journalists who attended the meeting reported to MISA Zimbabwe that the environment was intimidating and uncomfortable for the press to ask questions. It is said; Murwira questioned why the party was ...


It is reported that Chidza along with other scribes had attended a press briefing  by the ZANU PF Youth league, during whose course, Youth politburo secretary, Kudzai Chipanga made disparaging ...



Chimunhu sustained bruises on his right elbow following the assault by the police. The police reportedly continued assaulting the journalists despite being shown accreditation cards issued by the ...


Lesotho Times Editor Lloyd Mutangamiri was shot last night at the gate at his lower Thamae residence in Maseru, the capital of Lesotho, just before midnight. Lloyd was returning home from his ...


The youths also attacked Zengeza West MP Simon Chidhakwa and several other residents including Masaka, who were on their way to attend a police sanctioned constituency meeting. Officer commanding ...