Freedom of Expression Tracker: Violation of public foe

Violation of public freedom of expression – Incidents that affect freedom of expression (FoE) or speech in general, not necessarily involving media workers or organisations. For example, cases of sedition against members of the public, general curbs on free speech and access to information, violations of the right to freedom of assembly and protest, restrictions on artistic or academic freedom and restrictions on access to public media. We record the number of incidents reported.


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 ...