The Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) Zambia chapter it is saddened by attempts to Petrol Bomb the Daily Nation Newspaper premises on Sunday (JULY 9th, 2017) night by Unknown people.
MISA-Zambia Chapter Chairperson, Hellen Mwale says The attack on the Media House is a clear Threat to Media Freedom and the Wider Freedom of Expression.
Ms. Mwale is worried that the Media as a Critical Partner in the Country’s Development has continued to receive attacks from different Sectors and this is Retrogressive to both the Media and the Nation.
She has Demand that government through the Ministry of Home Affairs to Protect the Media as the Head of State assured during a press Briefing at State House Last Week that the Media would be Protected and remain Unaffected.
Ms. Mwale says For Press Freedom to Excel, the Operating Environment for the Media must be Secure and Free from Intimidation.
JULY 10, 2017