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Media is critical to democracy

Journalistic work should not be stifled through detention of journalists who are conducting their duties in a professional manner, MISA Zambia has said.


The resolutions set out principles of the Spaces of Solidarity, which are key for the organisations working on the promotion and defence of expression in Southern Africa and guiding the way forward in pursuit of the set objectives.

Holding Journalists by Kabwata Police a concern

While MISA Zambia commends the Zambia Police for not placing any of the journalists in Police cells but only took time to establish who they were and later released them, we note with concern that the action by Zambia Police derailed the journalists from carrying out their dutiful mandate of providing timely information to the public.