Archives for January 2008

Landmark Freedom of Expression Case in Zambia

January 24, 2008

DLA Piper’s New Perimeter project with the Southern African Litigation Centre (SALC) in Johannesburg achieved an important success when the Zambian Supreme Court upheld a decision not to deport Roy Clarke, a British journalist who allegedly insulted Zambia President Levy Mwanawasa in a 2004 column published in a privately owned newspaper.

New Perimeter Statement

Attorney General v. Clarke

January 24, 2008

Supreme Court of Zambia upholds court order barring deportation of newspaper columnist who had written article satirizing public officials.   Koltun provided assistance to columnist’s attorney through the auspices of the Southern Africa Litigation Centre.

Attorney General v Clarke