Freedom of Expression Tracker: Violation of public foe

Violation of public freedom of expression – Incidents that affect freedom of expression (FoE) or speech in general, not necessarily involving media workers or organisations. For example, cases of sedition against members of the public, general curbs on free speech and access to information, violations of the right to freedom of assembly and protest, restrictions on artistic or academic freedom and restrictions on access to public media. We record the number of incidents reported.


Upon President Robert Mugabe's arrival from the African Union Summit in Ethiopia, he encountered a fall at the Harare International Airport. Journalists who had captured photographs of the ...


The Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ) bans recordings and social media postings of proceedings during public hearings in Bulawayo.


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 ...