NEWS
Malawi: journalists beaten and detained to prevent them covering protests
25 Jul 2011
BY MARTA COOPER

Reporters Without Borders has revealed several journalists covering Malawi’s recent protests have been beaten and detained, while the government has banned radio stations from covering the demonstrations. The protests were in place to express anger against fuel shortages, price hikes and a general decline in the economy, as well as to call for more democratic governance.

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