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Attacks on the Press in 2005 - Snapshots: Botswana

Publisher Committee to Protect Journalists
Publication Date February 2006
Cite as Committee to Protect Journalists, Attacks on the Press in 2005 - Snapshots: Botswana, February 2006, available at: [accessed 19 February 2018]
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In August, Rodrick Mukumbira, a Zimbabwean who had been working in Botswana for the Ngami Times, Agence France-Presse, and IRIN, was forced to leave the country after the government withdrew his work permits. Local press freedom organizations expressed fears that this may have been related to his reporting.

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