HARARE - Radio Voice of the people raided by police
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Harare - Radio Voice of the People has been raided by the police on the afternoon of the 15th december. According to local sources they were looking for the station manager, John Masuku and radio journalist Shorai Kwai, who were not in the office at the time of the raiding. At the time of this news alert there were no arrests, but the equipment of radio VOP had been sealed off and the staff had to remain in their office, nobody being allowed in or out. Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights had been allerted and were at the office for legal protection of Radio VOP.
Please forward this news alert!
see GNN-blog on this as well...
And IRIN - ZIMBABWE: Police raid independent radio station
(Am starting to feel like a media enterprise myself, apart from some financial differences)