[CAPTION] 2014 has seen a sharp rise in the number of protests by journalists against impunity, rivaling the number of protests from the anti-war lobby. – Picture courtesy CPJ 2014 Report
Yaay! Seventy journalists (70 media practitioners) killed in 2014, this report from the Committee to Protect Journalists caught me in my waking hours this morning leading to a rude awakening.
On average two journalists are murdered every week with Africa and the Middle East being the worst and most despicable serial-killer regions. The CPJ report notes that Africa (the Motherland) has steadily lost its pedestal from the least murderous nation of journalists, and the trend of job-related killings in Africa, especially East Africa, is disgusting, shocking, unacceptable.
Follow the link below for the full CPJ report and judge for yourself.
God Bless Journalists! http://cpj.org/reports/
Al-Qaeda and Al-Shabab tops the list of most killings/maiming. The Nandi tribe, Kanu party, is listed alongside 23 others (Mungiki included) as terror groups that have killed and maimed in Kenya.
In total 1055 people have been killed in Kenya from 254 terror attacks, leaving 5031 with permanent scars.