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Zimbabwe: Rights under siege: Arrest and assault of journalist, Stanley Karombo.

, Index number: AFR 46/018/2003

The independent media has come under increasing attack from the Government of Zimbabwe which has used repressive legislation to silence critical voices. The police have used the legislation as a pretext to intimidate, harass and arbitrarily arrest journalists. The intensity of attacks on the independent media has increased as the government has come under increasing scrutiny from the international community. Stanley Karombo is one of many journalists who have been attacked by the police.

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