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Botswana - Two journalists facing serious charges in run-up to elections

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A newspaper editor is charged with seditious intent, while one of his reporters has fled to South Africa Outsa Mokone, the editor of the Gaborone-based Sunday Standard, is charged with seditious intent over a story about a car accident involving the president in August, while the journalist who wrote it, Edgar Tsimane, has fled and been granted provisional refugee status in neighbouring South Africa. Arrested on 8 September when police raided and searched the newspaper, Mokone was freed (...)

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