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.


Ts’enolo FM, a private radio station in Lesotho, had its political programs radio presenter, Rets’epile Maloi, brought in for questioning by a panel of four officers from Lesotho Mounted Police ...


MISA Lesotho will boycott World Radio Day commemorations planned to take place on Monday, 13th February, 2017. This decision is taken in solidarity with Ts’enolo FM (104.6MHZ) and People’s ...


The story titled: Mugabe in fresh health scare ... sneaks out to Singapore, was published in the newspaper’s edition of 2 March 2017. This followed President Mugabe’s departure for Singapore on 1 ...


As the parliament of Lesotho started a deliberation on a motion of no confidence in the Government of Lesotho this afternoon, the media was been moved out from the press gallery. According to ...


Three days ahead of the commemoration of the World Radio Day on the 13th February, 2017, two locally owned radio stations, Ts’enolo FM (104.6MHZ) and People’s Choice FM (95.6 MHZ) were cut ...



“While, the motivating factor for the visit was not immediately clear, fears and indications are that the visit signals an operation to crack down on civic organisations that are deemed to be a ...


He was arrested in Harare on 24 August 2016 with 12 other co-accused during demonstrations against government’s proposed introduction of bond notes.


Jemwa who had been in custody at Chikurubi Maximum Prison for almost a week, was arrested on 26 August 2016 together with more than 60 protestors following demonstrations in Harare’s central ...


Ndlovu was arrested for taking pictures of the police as they assaulted Alfred Dzirutwe, spokesperson of the Bulawayo Youths Arise who were protesting against President Robert Mugabe’s ...