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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 a MuviTV programme where he spoke about the need to…
Freedom of Expression, Assembly and AssociationNewsSADC

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 Minister Vladimir Putin, North Korea’s Kim Jong-il and Burma’s Than…
Staff Writer
3 May 2010