South Africa: Zuma to sue press

Yebo Gogo disapproves of the move on the part of former South African deputy president Jacob Zuma to sue media outlets over coverage of a rape trial at which he was acquitted. This, the post says, could produce a “dangerous chilling effect that could scare some outlets — namely those without hefty budgets — to not pursue the wrongdoings (or alleged wrongdoings) of powerful public officials.”

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