Freedom of Expression Tracker

MISA organises violations and victories into 10 categories of free expression violations and one category for victories toward achieving greater access to freedom of expression in the south of Africa.


MISA Malawi has been campaigning for legislation on Access to Information since 2004. President Peter Mutharika has promised on several occasions that his administration is committed to ensuring ...


The draft Access to Information Bill has undergone numerous reviews by different stakeholders including Ministry of Justice. The draft was approved by the Cabinet Committee on Legal and ...


The president and State House Press Officers remarks follow after media reports criticized the president on his return from the United Nations General Assembly. Mutharika’s ...


The Daily Times of Monday 26 January 2015 quotes Kadadzera as saying: “Do not take pictures. Private media houses are not allowed to take pictures here. Only Malawi Broadcasting Corporation (MBC), ...


Kasakula, a journalist with one of the country’s mainstream print media houses, Times Group, was beaten and arrested in Limbe, Blantyre, southern Malawi on October 21, 2014 for allegedly taking ...


The relationship between the Malawi Police Service and the media is almost always sour. The Service usually treats journalists as criminals and not partners in development.