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Skip to comments.Zimbabwe Police Seize Radios
Posted on 03/26/2013 7:45:46 AM PDT by docbnj
"A lot of people were taken to the police station and we were warned that those that would be found with the radios [in future] will disappear."
The confiscations have left some people fearing that in the run-up to elections, the free media guarantees in the newly approved constitution will not be respected.
But the police force has said the radios are being used to spread "hate speech", brought into the country by unregistered groups ahead of the polls expected in July after four years of power-sharing between President Robert Mugabe's Zanu-PF party and the Movement for Democratic Change.
(Excerpt) Read more at bbc.co.uk ...
Here, they just try to shut up Fox News and talk radio.
“It is very diabolic the taking of the radios, people are entitled to information about what is happening in the country taking away these radios is to force them to listen to the ZBC, which they don’t want to listen to,” MDC spokesman Douglas Mwonzora told the BBC.
Ms Kadzviti, 25, agreed that people needed an “alternative source of news” to the state broadcaster, widely seen as a mouthpiece for Zanu-PF and President Mugabe.
“We are sick and tired of state propaganda on ZBC,” she told the BBC.
“They twist information, subtract some or add some information that could have never happened.”
“John has a long mustache. Repeat — John has a long mustache.”
See: the reason for the 2nd Ammendment.
This is what comes after gun control.
We are sick and tired of state propaganda on ZBC, and ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN, MSNBC and......