Freedom of Expression Tracker: Threatened

Threatened – Includes threats from public officials, death threats, various forms of harassment (such as veiled warnings, threats of action, interference in editorial processes, cyber attacks, raids and forcibly occupying a home or office), or journalists being questioned or interrogated on their sources. We report the number of media workers or media organisations involved in the incident.


The Daily Times of Monday 26 January 2015 quotes Kadadzera as saying: “Do not take pictures. Private media houses are not allowed to take pictures here. Only Malawi Broadcasting Corporation (MBC), ...


The government temporarily shut down some Online publications deemed to be carrying dissenting views. The government officially denied this but applauded 'well wishers' for successfully ...


He made these remarks while expressing his displeasure at the media's coverage and interpretation of indications of a planned launch of a new political party by former Vice President Joice ...


When contacted by MISA Zambia, Police Spokesperson Charity Munganga Chanda declined to give any information as she had merely read of the summon on a named online publication and did not have details ...


Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation workers staged a protest against director general Richard Mwanza and management accusing them of abrogating a collective work agreement that affects ...


Editor of The Sun weekly newspaper threatened with death for allegedly portraying a negative account of a council meeting, which resulted in the suspension of the secretary general and committee ...


The Public Order Act has previously been used to stifle the right to freedom of association as it compels people organising a public meeting to notify the Police at least 7 days prior to the meeting; ...


Makondese questioned Antonio whether he was a member of the Central Intelligence Organisation or a police officer. He then threatened to kill him adding that the journalist would rot in jail for ...


Maphosa was arrested on 22 October 2014 by Masvingo police at Roy Business Centre where he was taking pictures of houses that had been burnt by the police. Maphosa’s camera and accreditation ...


While on duty trying to take picture, the prison officer charged and pushed him before he threatened to conifscate his camera. Baraedi mourns he never took pictures he intended to because of the ...