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June 3, 2008

Three Sky News drivers jailed in Zimbabwe

By colinc

Three Sky News drivers have been jailed in Zimbabwe  after being caught with the broadcaster’s satellite dish, according to Media Guardian.

A Zimbabwean court has sentenced the three South African men to six months imprisonment for handing illegal broadcasting equipment, after they were caught at a police roadblock with a satellite dish marked with the network’s stickers.

Sky News said it was appealing the “unjust” decision.

 

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