Journalists in South Africa launch a campaign to oppose possible legislation which may limit freedom of the press.
In a deal brokered by South African mediators, Lesotho's government says that Prime Minister Tom Thabane "will immediately resign", in a "dignified and secure" exit from power. Thabane is accused of murdering his ex-wife Lipolelo Thabane in 2017.
South Africa will notify the United Nations that the country is withdrawing from the International Criminal Court (ICC). This separation would take effect one year from when notice is formally received by the U.N. Secretary-General. Last week, Burundi's parliament voted to leave the ICC, but the required paperwork has not yet reached the U.N.
Chairman Justice Markandey Katju of the Press Council of India, defends Aseem Trivedi: "he did nothing illegal". Since September 9th, the Indian cartoonist Aseem Trivedi is detained in Mumbai on charges of sedition related to the content of his work.
An injunction prevents public sector workers from continuing their national strike for better pay in South Africa; the army had previously been deployed and the country's health minister accused strikers of murder.