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 journalists were on duty as the police enforced a decision by the Apostolic Christian Council of Zimbabwe (ACCZ) to put a ban on the apostolic sect for allegedly violating the country’s laws ...


Bishop Godfrey Tawonezvi of St Michaels parish in Masvingo, has been accused of dictatorship and corrupt leadership. Priests of the church have allegedly been involved in adultery and misuse of ...


Police delayed An Information and Media Panel of Inquiry (IMPI) meeting, stating that clearance was needed beforehand. It was later discovered that clearance was not required and the meeting ...


The police also took their personal details including residential addresses and telephone numbers. The crew's camera was seized and images of the eviction deleted. The news crew was then ...


Meanwhile, Skyz Metro FM registered as Fair Talk Communications is a brainchild of Qhubani Moyo and renowned playwright, Cont Mhlanga. The station was represented by Qhubani Moyo who said that the ...


Masola who is the managing director of Solahart, a company allegedly contracted to install the pre-paid metres by ZESA, drew out his gun and placed it noisily on his desk in Mhlanga’s full view ...


Police in Bulawayo raided and confiscated 180 radio sets from Radio Dialogue and subsequently questioned and detained Ndebele before releasing him in March of 2013. His lawyer, Kucaca Phulu, said ...



How Mine Football Club coach Philani Ncube threatens Southern Eye newspaper for publishing a report indicating that one of the teams players, Morris Kadzola allegedly failed to pay a $250 debt.