Media in Lesotho under attack

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Lesotho parliamentary committee recommends withdrawal of Cybercrime Bill

A parliamentary portfolio committee in Lesotho advocates for inclusive stakeholder engagement over review of legislation the government is planning to enact.

A newspaper seller is pictured on August 31, 2014 in Maseru, Lesotho, MUJAHID SAFODIEN/AFP/Getty Images

Lesotho Constitutional Court applauded for declaring criminal defamation unconstitutional

Advocates campaigning against criminal defamation, insult, false news and sedition laws across the African continent are celebrating the Lesotho Constitutional Court’s decision declaring criminal defamation unconstitutional.

Link to: Lesotho government takes two radio stations off air

Lesotho government takes two radio stations off air

Ts’enolo FM (104.6MHZ) and People’s Choice FM (95.6 MHZ) were cut off in Lesotho for allegedly airing defamatory content about Prime Minister Bethuel Mosisili and Deputy Prime Minister Mothejoa Metsing.