The pan-African initiative seeks to improve human rights online as well as Internet openness and access.
MISA Zimbabwe on 15 November 2019, held its annual Multi-stakeholder Internet Governance Conference in Harare.
Unidentified MDC Alliance security agents confiscated a camera belonging to journalist Ari Goldstein during the party’s rally in Glen View.
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).
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.
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).
The government of Zimbabwe on 9 August 2019 gazetted the Zimbabwe Media Commission Bill [H.B. 8 of 2019].
MISA Zimbabwe, with the support of undersigned freedom of expression organisations from around the globe, in the spirit of constructive engagement and consultations pertaining to the law reform process, respectfully submits concerns with the gazetted Freedom of Information Bill
Zimbabwe has taken too long to arrive at the point of reviewing undemocratic laws for the people to settle for less.
MISA Zimbabwe organised a meeting for editors and senior journalists based in Zimbabwe’s second city of Bulawayo to sensitise them on the proposed new media laws.