Monday 18th December 2017

Some Journalists blocked from covering HH and 5 others treason trial

Some Journalists have been barred from covering proceedings regarding a case in which incarcerated opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) President Hakainde Hichilema and 5 other persons, are accused of treason.

Journalists from the Agence France-Presse (AFP), Bloomberg, British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC),  Reuters among others have not been accredited to cover Hakainde Hichilema and 5 others treason trial which starts on Monday, 14th August, 2017.

The judiciary has decided to accredit journalists from media houses who are interested in covering the court session on Monday.

The judiciary has also banned the use mobile cellphones, Ipads, tablets, cameras, and other communication devices during the treason trial.

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