The Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) Malawi Chapter has condemned the arrest of Platform for Investigative Journalism (PIJ) Managing Director Gregory Gondwe.
Gondwe has been arrested today in Blantyre a story about Attorney General which was published on March 30, 2022.
The police officers have also confiscated gadgets including computers and phones from Gondwe.
“MISA Malawi position is that forcing a journalist to reveal sources of their information is against the whistle blower protection provision of the Access to Information (ATI) Act.
“We are following up the issue and we will keep you updated,” said Misa Malawi Chairperson Teresa Ndanga.
Meanwhile, police are yet to reveal where Gregory Gondwe is being kept at the moment.