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A Zimbabwean court on Monday denied bail for the third time to Hopewell Chin’ono, a journalist who was arrested last month on charges of inciting public violence over anti-government protests. Chin’ono, used Twitter to support anti-corruption movements and exposed corruption in the government tenders for COVID-19 personal protective equipment. He also criticized President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s [...]

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The Supreme Court of Zimbabwe declared Nelson Chasima, the leader of the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC), illegitimate on Tuesday. The MDC is the largest opposition party in Zimbabwe. Thokozani Khuphe brought the lawsuit against the MDC and Chasima in 2018. Khuphe served as the MDC’s Deputy President for several years after the MDC’s Congress elected [...]

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The Constitutional Court of Zimbabwe ruled  on Friday that the July presidential election results, which saw President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s first election victory, were valid. The challenge to the results was brought by the opposition MDC Alliance who nominated Nelson Chamisa for the presidency. The court ruled that it could not change the presidential election results because [...]

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Human Rights Watch (HRW) stated on Tuesday that Zimbabwean police forces, soldiers, and a number of unidentified armed men violently attacked and harassed dozens of supporters of the Movement for Democratic Chance Alliance (MDCA) in a crackdown on political opposition. Political unrest erupted in Zimbabwe following the election held in the country last week when [...]

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The Constitutional Court of Zimbabwe ruled Wednesday that citizens of Zimbabwe living outside of the country would be ineligible to vote in the nation’s upcoming July election. Zimbabweans living in the diaspora, or scattered around the world, and represented by Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights filed suit arguing that the new constitution, which Zimbabwe adopted [...]

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