Zimbabwean journalists Dumisani Muleya, Vincent Kahiya and Iden Wetherell were arrested charged with publishing an article that was insulting President Robert Gabriel Mugabe (late) together and his Government

10 January 2004   Zimbabwe  

On this day in 2004, Zimbabwean Journalists Dumisani Muleya, Vincent Kahiya and Iden Wetherell were arrested. The three were charged with publishing an article that was insulting the late former President Robert Gabriel Mugabe together with his Government. There were charged for reporting that the late former President Robert Mugabe took a plane that belonged to the national carrier Air Zimbabwe for his holidays in Asia, resulting in loss of earnings to the public company of three billion Zimbabwe dollars.



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