Sky News crew deported from Zimbabwe

Sky News crew deported from Zimbabwe

A Sky news crew was deported from Zimbabwe on July 14, 2016, allegedly for working without accreditation.

The two, who include South African based correspondent, Alex Crawford and a cameraman were allegedly both travelling on British passports. They were allegedly raided at a Harare lodge on the night of Wednesday 13 July, 2016 and detained at the Harare Airport overnight before being deported this morning.

More details to follow.


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