Shehnilla Mohamed/CPJ Africa Program

Shehnilla Mohamed, a freelance journalist based in Johannesburg, is CPJ's southern Africa correspondent.

In South Africa, judge orders probe into censorship at SABC

In South Africa, a judge this week ordered an official investigation into allegations that a former news executive for national public broadcaster SABC had muted critical voices and skewed coverage of major events–like the aftermath of Zimbabwe’s 2005 election in favor of the ruling party. The ruling comes amid a contentious press freedom debate stirred…

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