Alert update: Freelance journalist freed

28 June 2016

Freelance journalist James Jemwa is a free man after he was reportedly questioned by a soldier on why he was filming people queuing outside banks in Harare’s Central Business District on 27 June 2016.

Apparently, the soldier was among the people that were also queuing outside the banks.

The soldier who approached Jemwa and escorted him from the scene, wanted to know why the photojournalist was filming the queues outside the banks.



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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.