Zimbabwe court sentences white farmer for refusing to vacate land Benjamin Klein at 6:54 PM ET
[JURIST] A magistrate in Zimbabwe [JURIST news archive] on Thursday handed down a six-month suspended jail sentence to the first white farmer convicted for refusing to vacate his farm after it was declared state property under Zimbabwe's farm seizure program [JURIST report]. Deon Theron was convicted last Tuesday of unlawfully remaining on his farm, and several other white farmers are currently facing criminal charges [JURIST report] over their refusal to obey state-sponsored eviction orders. AP has more.
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