MISA Malawi is worried that authorities continue to treat journalism as a crime
Media violations & victories
Creation of a hostile environment for journalists by demonstrators is uncalled for, says MISA Malawi.
We find MACRA ‘s directive not only unreasonable but ill-timed and a deliberate ploy to limit media freedom and freedom of expression.
MACRA officials have promised to review the decision before the end of the week beginning June 17, 2019.
MISA Malawi finds MACRA’s decision unwarranted and a very serious violation of media freedom and freedom of expression, which the supreme law of the country, the Malawi Constitution, fully recognises.
2018 registered the worst number of attacks on journalists by law enforcers and the cases are yet to be concluded and in some instances arrests made
MISA Malawi has recorded several cases of police brutality against journalists on duty.
MISA Malawi appeals to all political parties to ensure that those responsible for violence are disciplined and held accountable for their actions.
Press conferences should be limited to relevant technocrats or officials and people directly responsible for the presser.
Guta was arrested for allegedly taking pictures of the Sheriffs’ confiscation of property belonging to Britam Insurance in Blantyre.