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Journalist summoned to police station

Officers in the President’s department this morning, 29 August 2019, invited 263Chat journalist Lovejoy Mutongwiza for an interview at the Harare Central Police station.

Journalist arrested while filming teachers demo

Leopold Munhende a journalist with NewZimbabwe.Com was on 23 August 2019 reportedly arrested at the New Government Complex in Harare while covering a demonstration by members of the Amalgamated Rural Teachers Union of Zimbabwe (ARTUZ).

Bustop TV comedian abducted 

On 21 August 2019, a group of unidentified, masked and armed men abducted Bustop TV comedian Samantha Kureya, popularly known as Gonyeti from her Mufakose home.

Police officers assault journalist while covering protests

Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) anti-riot officers assaulted Talkmore Fani Mapfumo a local journalist with online publication Zim Morning Post today, 16 of August 2019, in Harare for filming the police officers when they were dispersing protestors in the Central Business District (CBD).