Cops save journalists in Swaziland

MISA-Swaziland | Alert February 10 2014 A mob “virtually abducted” journalists who were trying to take photos of a bus that was involved in a shooting last Friday 7 February. The Times of Swaziland Sunday, a weekly newspaper, says that without the help of local police the journalists would have faced an even more dangerousContinue reading “Cops save journalists in Swaziland”

Cop kills man on bus in Swaziland

MISA-Swaziland | Alert February 10 2014 A plain-clothed policeman shot a suspected thief on a public bus in Swaziland on Friday  7 February. The Times of Swaziland Sunday, a weekly newspaper, reported that “a man suspected to have stolen copper wire was shot dead aboard a bus, allegedly by a police officer”. According to theContinue reading “Cop kills man on bus in Swaziland”

MISA joins campaign to free detained Al Jazeera journalists

MISA-Regional | Statement February 10 2014 The Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) has joined journalists, activists and civil society organisations from all over the world in calling for the release of three Al Jazeera journalists currently detained in Egypt. The three journalists – Peter Greste, Mohammed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed – have been detainedContinue reading “MISA joins campaign to free detained Al Jazeera journalists”