Proposed omnibus cyber bill threatens to muddy fundamental rights in Zimbabwe

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Zimbabwe making good progress in terms of access to information

MISA Zimbabwe commends the Zimbabwean government for enacting the Freedom of Information Act, but condemns the proposed Computer Crime and Cyber Security Bill.

Journalist Elizabeth Mashiri goes through humiliating ordeal during her arrest

Zimbabwean journalist Elizabeth Mashiri was arrested for disorderly conduct for filming a clash between police and vendors, in the city of Gweru.

President of Zimbabwe Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa speaks at the 74th Session of the General Assembly at the United Nations headquarters, in New York, 25 September 2019 in New York, JOHANNES EISELE/AFP via Getty Images

MISA Zimbabwe UPR submissions on Zimbabwe highlight infringements on FoE

In submissions to the Universal Periodic Review process, the Zimbabwe chapter of the Media Institute of Southern Africa notes improvements in the legislative environment, but condemns clawback provisions in proposed new laws.