Police Detain Journalist Gregory Gondwe

Police have detained Platform for Investigative Journalism (PIJ) Managing Director Gregory Gondwe over a story about Attorney General that the platform published on March 30, 2022.

Police officers are forcing Gondwe to disclose source of a document the platform used in the story.

Information reaching us indicates that police officers have confiscated gadgets including computers and phones from Gondwe.

MISA position

MISA Malawi position is that forcing a journalist to reveal sources of their information is against the protection of legally privileged information and whistle blower protection provisions of the Access to Information (ATI) Act.

We are following up the issue and we will keep you updated.

Source: MISA Zimbabwe

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