Namisa Blogger of the year 2013,Stimulating the much needed debate

British Ambassador to Malawi Micheal Nevin has urged government to
consider the proposal that Misa Malawi chapter has made to update the
Malawi laws by removing or modernize a legal framework that would
counter principles of media freedom.
His remarks comes barely two days after President Joyce Banda
refused to sign the table mountain declaration that is calling on
African leaders to repeal the laws that restricts the press.
Speaking at his residence ahead the May 3 media freedom commemoration ,
British envoy said government should consider the proposal as one way
of principals of media freedom.
The British envoy pointed out that free media and freedom of opinion
and expression are integral and helps citizens to exercise their
rights.
He however welcomed the Minister of Information Moses Kunkuyu’s
commitment of taking forward the access to information bill saying the
bill will be another milestone towards promotion of information flow.
He applauded government for the lifting of bad laws particularly
section 46 of the penal code that he said has made a reverse on
Malawi’s decline in international freedom of press.

Comments on: "Britain supports MISA Malawi on table mountain declaration" (1)

  1. samuel said:

    All De best Pple in media circle

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