Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Zambia Police Cracking Down on Independent Media

Police in Zambia have detained the top editors of Zambia’s leading newspaper The Post.    Taken into custody were Fred Mmembe, the Post’s editor in chief, his wife Mutinta and deputy managing editor Joseph Mwenda.  They were held overnight and say they were beaten and charged with criminal trespassing on a property and uttering a false document. The document was the order issued by the tax appeals court, lifting the closure of the newspaper’s premises over unpaid...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter