Zimbabwe

Zimbabwean Journalists Assaulted, Harassed, And Bl

Thursday, October 13, 2022
Lusaka, October 13, 2022 mdash;Zimbabwean authorities and ruling Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF) should investigate the assaults and harassment of journalists covering events of public interest in the past week, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Thursday. ldquo; ...

Zimbabwean Authorities Charge Journalist Hope Chizuzu Under Cybercrime Law

Friday, October 7, 2022
Lusaka, October 6, 2022 mdash;Zimbabwean authorities should immediately drop charges against sports freelancer journalist Hope Chizuzu, return his electronic devices, and allow him to carry out his work freely, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Thursday. Around midmorning on September 29, ...

Two Zimbabwean Journalists Denied Entry To Political Rally, One Attacked By Secu

Friday, September 23, 2022
Lusaka, September 21, 2022 mdash;Zimbabwean authorities should hold accountable the security agent who attacked journalist Ruvimbo Muchenje at a rally for opposition political party Citizens Coalition for Change (CCC), and the CCC should ensure journalists are not unduly denied access to its public ...

Zimbabwean Journalist Anyway Yotamu Charged After Assault By Police

Friday, July 8, 2022
Lusaka, July 8, 2022 ndash; Zimbabwean authorities should drop all charges against freelance journalist Anyway Yotamu, investigate his assault by police, and hold those responsible to account, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Friday. At about 11 a.m. on Thursday, July 7, police officers ...

Zimbabwean Journalist Threatened With Assault After Corruption Reporting

Friday, June 24, 2022
Lusaka June 23, 2022 ndash; Zimbabwean police must immediately and thoroughly investigate threats made to journalist Simbarashe Sithole in retaliation for his corruption reporting and hold those responsible to account, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Thursday. On June 4, Zimbabwean Min ...

CPJ Condemns Conviction Of New York Times Freelance Journalist Jeffrey Moyo In Z

Tuesday, June 14, 2022
Durban, June 14, 2022 mdash; In response to news

Police Charge Zimlive Editor Mduduzi Mathuthu With Insulting The President

Tuesday, June 7, 2022
Lusaka, June 6, 2022 ndash; On Monday, police in Bulawayo in southwest Zimbabwe detained Mduduzi Mathuthu, editor of privately owned news website ZimLive, and charged him with insulting or undermining the authority of President Emmerson Mnangagwa over a tweet he wrote about the president rsq ...

Zimbabwe Police Detain And Charge 2 Journalists Covering Attempted Arrest Of Opp

Thursday, May 12, 2022
Lusaka, May 11, 2022 ndash; Zimbabwean authorities should immediately drop all charges against journalists Blessed Mhlanga and Chengeto Chidi, as well as Moses Hakata, and let them work freely, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Wednesday. On Saturday, May 7, police arrested both journali ...

Zimbabwean Journalist Assaulted While Covering Opposition Party Election Rally

Saturday, March 26, 2022
Lusaka, March 25, 2022 ndash; Zimbabwean political parties participating in the March 26 by-election must ensure journalists can cover the events freely and prevent their supporters and officials from harassing or assaulting the press, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Friday. Around 4 p ...

Zimbabwe Court Declines To Dismiss Case Against Ny Times Freelancer Jeffrey Moyo

Tuesday, March 15, 2022
New York, March 15, 2022 ndash; In response to news
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