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World Condemns UK Press Regulation Plans

Campaigners fear that authoritarian regimes will use the British model as a precedent to clamp down on their own media. Phenyo Butale, of the South African Freedom of Expression Institute, claimed: “African governments have shown they are uncomfortable with free press acting as a watchdog, holding them to account. A move to statutory regulation in the UK would really be a gift for them.”

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