Monthly Archives: December 2004

Proposed media gag roundly condemned

The Financial Gazette THE Criminal Law (Codification and Reform) Bill, which proposes punishment of up to 20 years imprisonment for anyone who publishes or communicates statements perceived to be prejudicial to the state, is unconstitutional and meant to close any “loopholes” in the existing repressive media laws, analysts said. The proposed law, which has miffed […]