Journalist Jailed Covering Zimbabwe Election

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Mon, 04/07/2008

 

A South African satellite technician, Abdulla Gaibee, has spent the last week in a jail in Zimbabwe.

He had gone to Zimbabwe to cover the presidential elections of March 29th.

The election was highly contested, with numerous allegations of abuse. 

The results still have not been finalized, and today five election officials were arrested and charged with fraud.

 Ibrahim Gaibee, Abdullah's brother, spoke with KBOO by phone from South Africa:

 

 

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