15 May 2013 Tag: freedom Anneke Meerkotter
ZAMBIA: ACTIVIST DEFENDS RIGHT TO FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION...

This morning Paul Kasonkomona appeared before the Honourable Lemeck Ngambi at Lusaka Magistrates’ Court. In April 2013, Kasonkomona was charged with the idle and disorderly offence of soliciting in a public place for immoral purposes. Kasonkomona was arrested after he appeared on…

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24 Nov 2011 Tag: freedom Staff Writer
CHRR highlights media struggles in gathering mining information...

Malawi’s Centre for Human Rights and Rehabilitation (CHRR) has complained that the media in the country is struggling to access information on mining because the players involved are reluctant to release it. CHRR’s Communications Officer Luke Tembo said the challenge…

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03 May 2010 Tag: freedom Staff Writer
WORLD LEADERS NAMED AND SHAMED AS “PRESS PREDATORS”...

Seventeen presidents and heads of government made the list of “predators of press freedom” by media watchdog Reporters Without Borders (RSF). Included in the list of 40 are China’s Hu Jintao, Iran’s Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Rwanda’s Paul Kagame, Cuba’s Raul Castro, Russia’s Prime…

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