Report a freedom of expression violation or victory

Report a freedom of expression violation or victory

We need your help to monitor the state of media in Malawi. If you have any information about a free expression or media freedom violation, please let us know.

What is a freedom of expression violation?

These include situations when journalists and freedom of expression activists are:

  • Assaulted
  • Arrested
  • Censored
  • Denied credentials
  • Harassed
  • Kidnapped
  • Killed
  • Missing
  • Threatened
  • Wrongfully expelled
  • Wounded
  • Wrongfully sued for libel or defamation.

News organisations that are:

  • Attacked or illegally searched
  • Censored
  • Closed by force
  • Raided, where editions are confiscated or transmissions are jammed or have materials confiscated or damaged
  • Wrongfully sued for libel or defamation.

What information should I include in my report?

To complete an accurate and relevant alert, please provide:

  • The names of the journalists and news organisations involved
  • The date and circumstances of the incident
  • Detailed background information.

How can I contact you?

You can contact MISA Lesotho by phone on +266 2232 0941 or email us at misalesotho@gmail.com.

With your help, we can provide timely, accurate and relevant information that will spur people to take action against threats to media freedom and freedom of expression.