Pictures: Reporters walk out of Steward Bank press conference

Steward Bank legal representative, Tawanda Nyambirai who had called for a press conference at a local hotel today refused to apologise for the raid on the Zimbabwe Business Agency, The source, forcing reporters to wave placards in defence of “freedom of the press” and eventually walking out before the event started.

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By NewsDay

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Reporters from different media houses had asked Nyambirai to apologise for the raid on The Source’s newsroom but the lawyer refused arguing that the documents used for the contentious story were stolen. This prompted a heated verbal exchange that led to a protest and an eventual walk out.

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Journalists holds placards in protest of the raid of The Source, a business news agent yesterday by Steward Bank and Econet Wireless.

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A journalist wears a gag during a press conference held by Steward Bank to explain its reasons for raiding The Source business news agency yesterday.

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Journalists disrupt Tawanda Nyambirai, a Steward Bank Legal representative, in protest of the raid of The Source, a business news agency that the bank conducted yesterday.

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Journalist disrupt Tawanda Nyambirai, a Steward Bank legal representative, in protest of the raid of The Source, a business news agency that the bank conducted yesterday.

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Members of the media interview Chris Mhike, a Lawyer representing The Source after the disruption of the Steward Bank press conference.