Zimbabwe: attacks on journalists intensify
23 Jun 08

Journalists still working for independent newspapers in Zimbabwe have told The UN Integrated Regional Networks (IRIN) that in the past two weeks there has been a noticeable increase in attacks on journalists and their families.

There have been reports of journalist’s family members being kidnapped by ZanuPF supporters. Several journalists told IRIN that they were being forced underground, fearing for their lives and that the security services had a list of journalists to attack, along with MDC members and civic society activists.

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