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Top photographer charged with trespassing in Kenya

Publish date: 13 November 2017
Issue Number: 751
Diary: IBA Legalbrief Africa
Category: Kenya

The chief photographer for Agence France-Presse (AFP) in east Africa has appeared in court charged with trespassing on a property belonging to President Uhuru Kenyatta’s family. Japanese photographer Yasuyoshi Chiba was arrested on Friday afternoon at a farm belonging to the Brookside dairy company which is owned by Kenyatta's family. A report on the News24 site notes that he had planned to photograph the company logo after the opposition National Super Alliance named Brookside as one of three companies its supporters should boycott as part of a ‘resistance’ campaign following disputed presidential elections.

Full report on the News24 site