Fred M’membe, editor-in-chief of Zambia's Post newspaper, being escorted to police cells. Photo: zambianwatchdog.com
Zambian authorities have arrested two journalists and accused them of publishing classified documents, according to news reports via The Committee to Protect Journalists. The press advocacy group today condemned the arrests, and called on authorities in the Southern African nation to release the journalists immediately.
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Zambia's first (unofficial) space programme