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Journalists must be allowed to investigate the death of activist Robert Chasowa

Robert Chasowa, a student and political activist, was found dead on the campus of Malawi University Polytechnic on 24 September in circumstances (...)

Published on 20 October 2011 Read


Journalists beaten and detained to prevent them covering protests

Reporters Without Borders condemns police violence against at least seven journalists covering protests that took place in several cities during (...)

Published on 22 July 2011 Read


Letter to President Mutharika urging him to repeal new press law

Reporters Without Borders wrote to President Bingu Wa Mutharika today urging him to repeal an amendment to Section 46 of the Penal Code that (...)

Published on 16 February 2011 Read


Radio shut down and staff arrested for election coverage

Reporters Without Borders expressed its concern after the closure yesterday of privately owned opposition Joy Radio and the arrest of four staff, (...)

Published on 20 May 2009 Read


Journalist and managing editor charged with “publishing false news”

Reporters Without Borders today condemned charges laid against Mike Chipalasa, of the privately-owned Daily Times, and its managing editor, James (...)

Published on 8 February 2008 Read


Two journalists to be charged with "causing ridicule" to president

Reporters Without Borders voiced dismay at yesterday’s announcement by Malawian director of public prosecutions Ishmael Wadi that an additional (...)

Published on 23 March 2005 Read


Community radios banned from airing news

Reporters Without Borders protested today against a government order that community radio stations stop broadcasting news bulletins and called (...)

Published on 6 June 2003 Read


Journalist killed in troubling circumstances

Reporters Without Borders today expressed its concern about the death of freelance journalist Don Kulapani on 8 August during the hold-up of a (...)

Published on 12 August 2002 Read

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