Media centre director released

MISA-Zimbabwe Alert Update

8 April 2016

Media Centre director released

Earnest Mudzengi the director of the Media Centre was on 7 April 2016 released without charges after being detained for questioning at Harare Central Police Station for almost eight hours.

Mudzengi was picked by plainclothes policemen from the Media Centre in Harare in connection with stories published on website.

Meanwhile, police are also reportedly keen to question Malvern Mkudu, the Media Centre’s research and editorial consultant.

The questionings are in connection with a story titled: Pressure on Mugabe as another demonstration is set for … as new party declares war on Mugabe.



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The Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) Zimbabwe was founded in 1996. Its work focuses on promoting, and advocating for, the unhindered enjoyment of freedom of expression, access to information and a free, independent, diverse and pluralistic media.