Media violations and victories: Censored

Censored – Incidents where governments or other actors stop information from being communicated. For example, by issuing a gagging order, forcing editorial changes, using legislation like interdicts and court orders to stop information from being published, shutting down or suspending production and confiscating equipment or materials. We report the number of media workers or media organisations involved.


MISA-Zimbabwe which is monitoring the situation, could not immediately ascertain whether this is due to a technical fault.


Journalists covering a parliament session were forced by authorities to switch off their mobile phones during the session. One of the journalists who had queried the reason as to why they were ...