Category : Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: President Mnangagwa doesn’t have the right to shut down the internet

alt informationWith the ongoing violence, questions are now being asked as to whether Mnangagwa has control over the country, with many believing that Zimbabwe is effectively a military state

Ability to protest peacefully is a hallmark of a functioning democracy

alt informationIndex on Censorship is alarmed by the increasing number of restrictions being placed on protests globally

Zimbabwe must release Evan Mawarire and drop all charges

alt informationIndex on Censorship calls for the immediate release of activist Evan Mawarire, who was arrested in Zimbabwe on Wednesday.

Project Exile: Zimbabwean broadcaster grapples with post-Mugabe era

alt information"The question is now, under the change of government, would I be welcome? I'm still being outspoken about what I think."

#IndexAwards2018: Silvanos Mudzvova’s performances protest Zimbabwe regime

alt informationThe Zimbabwean performance artist has been abducted, beaten, and arrested, but has also been internationally recognised for his creative protests.

#IndexAwards2006: Beatrice Mtetwa, Campaigning

alt informationBeatrice Mtetwa is a noted Zimbabwean human rights attorney, who received the Freedom of Expression Law and Campaigning Award from Index in 2006 for her efforts in protecting journalists by her country's repressive regime.

#IndexAwards2017: Evan Mawarire’s #ThisFlag protest brings hope to a nation

alt informationZimbabwean pastor Evan Mawarire, who was arrested upon his return after six months in exile, has risked his freedom to protest the lack of democracy in his country

Global heroes battling censorship announced in Index Freedom of Expression Awards shortlist

alt informationSixteen courageous individuals and organisations who fight for freedom of expression in every part of the world

#ThisFlag: Evan Mawarire tells Zimbabweans to “never ever be silent”

alt informationStatement from Evan Mawarire who has been arrested in Zimbabwe

Zambezi News: Satire leaves “a lot of ruffled feathers in its wake”

alt informationOne of the great difficulties with satire is that often those who actually get it are those who are already on board with the message.

#IndexAwards2016: Nkosilathi Emmanuel Moyo campaigns against political corruption

alt informationBorn in 1987, the same year Mugabe became president, Moyo was political from a young age