The US has expressed concern over the safety of Kenyan journalists following reports of attacks as they covered opposition demonstrations.
Press freedom and the protection of journalist are key to democracy, says US Ambassador to Kenya Margaret Whitman.
Six journalists were injured, and their equipment destroyed during the demonstrations that turned violent following clashes between protesters and police.
A screenshot of a tweet from the the Media Council of Kenya showing a journalist's smashed camera.
Opposition leader Raila Odinga has condemned the vicious attacks on journalists and accused police of brutality against protesters.
The Media Council of Kenya says 25 journalists have been targeted since the start of the demonstrations on 20 March.
The council is contemplating taking legal action against the police for failing to protect journalists and in some instances threatening and detaining them unlawfully.
The National Police Service is yet to comment on the allegations.
Mr Odinga remains defiant and has promised "the mother of all demonstrations" next Monday. He has alleged that his life is in danger, saying an assassination attempt was made against him.
Kenyan businesses have been impacted by the bi-weekly demonstrations and the public is concerned about their safety as both sides adopt hard-line positions.
There are behind-the-scenes efforts by religious leaders and the US president’s envoy to broker a truce.
US Senator Chris Coon was due to meet President William Ruto on Thursday and it is not clear if he met retired President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday in Mombasa.