70 arrested over media law protest

Mr Macharia Gaitho, the chairman of the Editors Guild, addresses journalists outside Langata Police Station, Nairobi, where civil society activists and radio presenters were being held on Friday. On the right is the treasurer, Mr David Makali. Photo/STEPHEN MUDIARI

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  • Police targeted those wearing T-shirts with messages criticising bid to gag journalists

More than 70 people, among them journalists were arrested at Jamhuri day celebrations and locked up at various stations in Nairobi.

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