Journalists: we will march as planned

shikapwashaAggrieved journalist have vowed to match to state house on Friday despite an appeal by government to express their grievances through sending a letter

Information and Broadcasting Services Minister Ronnie, Shikapwasha appealed to media bodies not to demonstrate against the harassment of journalists by MMD cadres, as some politicians may take advantage and disturb the country’s peace.

He said the media bodies could only send their letter of petition to the president without necessarily demonstrating.

But MISA chairperson Henry Kabwe says the planned demonstration will go ahead.

Mr. Kabwe said that all aggrieved journalists and those who sympathies with journalists will march from the High court ground to state house.

And a petition is being circulated for journalists to sign for presentation to state house.

President Rupiah Banda will not be at state hou

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