NGOCC pleads with President Lungu to pardon Sinjela
NGOCC Executive Director, Engwase Mwale has appealed to President Edgar Lungu to consider pardoning incarcerated Journalist Derrick Sinjela.
Mwale in a solidarity message to commemorate Sinjela’s birthday told Journalists that as part of the Africa Freedom Day, President Lungu should pardon Sinjela.
Sinjela celebrated his 55 Birthday today, while in prison serving an 18 months sentence at the pleasure of the Supreme Court.
“By pardoning Sinjela, the Head of State will be sending a strong message about his commitment to press freedom in Zambia,” she said.