MISA supports UN resolution on safety of journalists
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MISA supports UN resolution on safety of journalists

MISA Regional Statement October 2 2013 The Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) is greatly encouraged by the passing of a resolution on the Safety of Journalists at the recently concluded 24th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC). MISA shares the concern that “violations of the right to freedom of opinion and expression … Continue reading

‘I saw nothing wrong with the protestors’ – Swazi journalist almost shot after taking photos of police brutality
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‘I saw nothing wrong with the protestors’ – Swazi journalist almost shot after taking photos of police brutality

MISA-Swaziland Alert-update September 30 2013 Walter Dlamini, the Times of Swaziland photojournalist who had a police gun pointed at him last Saturday, says he’s doing “okay”. Dlamini, who was covering a protest in the southern Swazi town of Gege on Saturday 28 September, said the armed policeman — “cocked revolver” in hand — was “about … Continue reading