Lazarus Chakwera OP-ED Southern Africa Southern. Africa 

Malawi Chiefs Castigating Opposition is a form of Censorship?

Sentiments by a segment of Malawi chiefs castigating leader of opposition in the country cannot go without being vindicated. The platform that Lazarus Chakwera took is an appropriate podium because both Peter Mutharika and leader of opposition answers to the public. For chiefs to instigate that Lazarus Chakwera committed treasonous crime when he was doing his rightful obligations explains the ugly vendetta the government is using to disgrace itself. Please follow and like us:

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Jailed for being journalists

On 23 June, Egypt jailed Al Jazeera English staff Mohamed Fahmy, Peter Greste and Baher Mohamed for simply doing their job as journalists. Mohamed Fahmy and Peter Greste were dealt seven years in prison for ‘broadcasting false news’ and apparently promoting the banned Muslim Brotherhood group. Baher Mohamed faces ten years behind bars; his sentence is longer as he has an additional charge of possessing a bullet casing, which he says he picked up as a souvenir. All three were arrested on 29 December. Security forces filmed the arrest of…

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