USA says closure of Prime TV counterproductive

USA says closure of Prime TV counterproductive

A statement posted on the Embassy page states :

The United States remains a staunch advocate for inherent human freedoms around the world. U.S. Embassy Lusaka joins other voices in concern over the Independent Broadcast Authority’s decision to suspend Prime TV’s broadcasting license. The fundamental freedoms of speech and the press are critical for the advancement of a vibrant democracy.
The United States finds the suspension of Prime TV’s license counterproductive to upholding these principles, and encourages an urgent reconsideration of this action.

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