Freedom of Expression Tracker

MISA organises violations and victories into 10 categories of free expression violations and one category for victories toward achieving greater access to freedom of expression in the south of Africa.


The alleged perpetrators of the assault are family members from Mr Andrew Bere’s family. The family members took offence when the journalists’ tried to use their mobile phones to take pictures of ...


The duo stormed the newsroom in reaction to a story published by TellZim News on 15 March 2018, in which the publication set out details of how the MDC-T in Masvingo province was allegedly planning ...


Journalists who attended the meeting reported to MISA Zimbabwe that the environment was intimidating and uncomfortable for the press to ask questions. It is said; Murwira questioned why the party was ...



The government banned the critical newspaper MwanaHalisi in September for two years after accusing it of inciting violence. Another independent newspaper, Mawio, was banned in June over articles ...


It is reported that Chidza along with other scribes had attended a press briefing  by the ZANU PF Youth league, during whose course, Youth politburo secretary, Kudzai Chipanga made disparaging ...


In the story, titled Grace donates used underwear, Member of Parliament for Mutare’s Dangamvura-Chikanga Constituency, Esau Mupfumi allegedly handed over the donation at a meeting which was held ...



Background The case arises from an article that was written by journalist Mlondolozi Ndlovu on 21 August 2015 headlined:  Pressure on Mugabe as another demonstration is set for Harare…New party ...