Democracy: A key test for Sadc

- | 6 months ago

show that governments that react with disproportionate behaviour to dissenting voices are highly likely to throttle or shut down the internet when subjected to pressure.

We call upon the Mozambican government to drop charges against Abubacar and Adriano. The lack of a legitimate hearing for both journalists indicates the absence of any substantial charges against either journalist.

South Africa Though the environment is generally calm in the country ahead of the elections in May, threats on the media and freedom of expression are mainly coming from political parties who disapprove of the reportage they deem harmful to their political aspirations.

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