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Editor in Lesotho in critical condition after shooting

The International Press Institute (IPI) today strongly condemned the apparent attempted assassination of a newspaper editor in Lesotho on July 9 that left the victim critically injured. According to reports, Zimbabwean national Lloyd Mutungamiri, editor of the Lesotho Times, was driving close to his home late at night when he was shot by at least […]

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IPI calls for all charges against Lesotho journalist Thabo Thakalekoala to be dropped

The International Press Institute (IPI), the global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists in over 120 countries, calls for all charges against Lesotho journalist Thabo Thakalekoala to be dropped. These charges include High Treason, a charge that carries the death penalty. According to information before IPI, Thakalekoala was arrested on 22 June 2007, […]

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