Former award winning Journalist Dumisani Muleya was arrested charged with contravening the Criminal Law

7 May 2013   Zimbabwe  

On this day in 2013, former award winning Journalist Dumisani Muleya was arrested. Muleya was charged under section 31 of the Criminal Law- the Codification and Reform Act for publishing and communicating false statements against Zimbabwe State. This was not the first time being arrested as he was once arrested in 2004 for publishing an article that was insulting the late former President Robert Gabriel Mugabe together with his Government.

You can checkout the Criminal Law (Codification and Reform) Act here.



https://ifex.org/zimbabwean-journalists-could-face-up-to-20-years-in-jail-for-political-story/

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