Don't be cry babies - Mbulawa

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FRANCISTOWN: Assistant Commissioner Christopher Mbulawa has told journalists to stop being cry babies and face challenges of their profession.

Debating at a panel discussion themed "Safety of Journalists - Impunity and Safety Online" last week prior to World Press Freedom Day, Mbulawa said police officers can only protect media workers where possible.

Mbulawa told journalists that when they are attacked it does not mean that the law does not protect them."We are also protected by the law but we are sometimes attacked by people," he told journalists. Journalists did not take kindly to his assertion that compared to other countries, journalists in Botswana are safe, adding that there are only a few incidents where journalists have been attacked. "But I am not suggesting that one attack is not cause for concern," he said.

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