Alerts – 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 police yesterday recorded a statement from The Post newspapers managing editor, Joan Chirwa Ngoma over a story the newspaper published on January 9th, 2016 with the headline “WATCH OUT FOR ...


The Post Newspaper is considered the leading privately owned daily newspaper in Zambia and carries critical, dissenting views. It has previously been censured and threatened with closure by the ...


The previous week, Radio Phoenix presenter Christine Ngwisha was fired in unclear circumstances after she hosted the Information Minister on a popular talk show-Let the People talk. The dismissal ...




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 ...


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 ...


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; ...