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Kenyan journalist faces possible deportation
July 26, 2013
a journalist with the Kenyan newspaper The Nation who was denied
entry into the country on 25 July 2013 upon arrival at the Harare
International Airport will likely be deported today, an immigration
officer has said.
Omondi was detained
at the Harare airport for not having acquired the necessary clearance
and accreditation required for foreign journalists
to cover the election. MISA Zimbabwe’s Media Lawyers Network
(MLN) failed to assist with legal representation as they were denied
access by immigration officials who argued that Omondi was technically
not on Zimbabwean soil as he had not yet gone through the Immigration
is expected to be deported today, but it still remains unclear whether
he has already been removed from the country.
MISA will continue
to appraise you on the developments as they unfold.
the MISA-Zimbabwe fact
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