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Spotlight: Censorship

Reversing Zambia's authoritarian drift

The Zambian government’s growing intolerance for criticism has extended to the media. Journalists have been unlawfully arrested, websites shut down, and nationwide broadcasting licenses revoked in a thinly disguised campaign by the authorities to circumscribe free speech and encourage self-censorship.

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  • Zambian authorities block critical news site, arrest reporters
  • Zambian authorities block critical news site, arrest reporters

    Actions taken by Zambian authorities against three journalists are the latest in a series of escalating tactics against the "Zambian Watchdog". Clayson Hamasaka, Thomas Zyambo and Wilson Pondamali have been detained out of suspicion that they are affiliated with the website.

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