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.





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.


In August, Zimbabwe Mail photographer Angela Jimu was assaulted by the police in almost similar fashion. Priviige Musvanhiri of the Zimbabwe Mail met with a similar fate in September when he was ...


Musvanhiri was assaulted and arrested by members of the municipal police as he took pictures of clashes between council workers and commuter omnibus operators.


An assault on journalists during proceedings of an interview with the opposition political party - CHADEMA


Jimu who was covering the demonstrations, was arrested by baton wielding police officers who assaulted her and confiscated her camera and media accreditation card, before releasing her on the same ...