Zimbabwe detains reporter on criminal defamation charges
"Reporter Nqobani Ndlovu remained in police custody today despite expectations that he would appear in court on criminal defamation charges, local journalists told CPJ. Police in Zimbabwe's second largest city, Bulawayo, arrested Ndlovu, a reporter for the private weekly Standard, on Wednesday and charged him with criminal defamation in relation to an article concerning the cancellation of police promotion examinations, according to local journalists..."
URL Link: http://cpj.org/2010/11/zimbabwe-detains-reporter-on-criminal-defamation-c.php
Author Organisation: Committee to Protect Journalists