Media legislation reforms

Despite the growth of the media in Lesotho, the sector is jeopardised by outdated laws that are not responsive to the needs of society. Since it was established, MISA Lesotho has been advocating for media legal reforms. SADC recommended reforms brings an opportunity to speed up review of laws, including the media. MISA Lesotho has long positioned itself to lead media legal reforms to contribute to the implementation of these SADC reforms which are an important exercise to bring stability in the country.

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Lesotho: Way forward in 2018

Lesotho: Way forward in 2018

Celebrating World Press Freedom Day 2018 [dropcap1]M[/dropcap1]ISA Lesotho is sharing its recommendations for improving media freedom and freedom of expression in Lesotho in commemoration of World Press Freedom Day 2018. You can also download a PDF copy to print and...

Media legal reforms are long overdue in Lesotho

Media legal reforms are long overdue in Lesotho

In Lesotho, there are laws that include sections protecting freedom of expression and the media. However, major weaknesses in the laws include that media and journalists’ rights and freedoms may be taken away in the interest of defence, public safety, order, morality...