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Journalists arrested in Zambia for publishing allegedly classified documents

Map of Zambia.


Map of Zambia.

Fred M’membe, editor-in-chief of Zambia's Post newspaper, being escorted to police cells. Photo: zambianwatchdog.com


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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