According to a statement issued by the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), Zimbabwe, together with China, Rwanda, Vietnam and Russia voted against the resolution that sailed through after 40 of the 54 countries in the Economic Social Council called in favour, while six abstained and three were absent.
The country’s foreign affairs permanent secretary, Joey Bimha, says he is yet to be briefed on the matter.
Bimha adds: “I do not know what really happened in New York. I will find out.”
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