A rare victory for journalists in Zimbabwe

By IAfrica
In South Africa
Jul 23rd, 2014
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We don’t get to say this often, but yes, here’s a good news story from Zimbabwe! Two journalists managed to convince the country’s highest court that it really made no sense to make defamation a criminal act, and had the offending law struck off the statute books. This should offer a little more protection for journalists working in the country – not that it comes close to solving all their problems. By SIMON ALLISON.


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