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Zimbabwe constitutional court upholds presidential election results
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 Allianc (More)
HRW: Zimbabwe government forces beat dozens in political opposition crackdown
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 (More)
Zimbabwe court rules citizens abroad cannot vote in upcoming election
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, (More)
World Legal News Round Up for Saturday, 2 December 2017
Here's the international legal news we covered this week: The Supreme Court of Canada ruled Friday in favor of the Yukon First Nations in their action to fight the Yukon government's proposed plan to allow further economic development of the Peel Wa (More)
Zimbabwe high court rules military intervention constitutional
The High Court of Zimbabwe ruled Saturday that the military takeover that ousted ex-president Robert Mugabe was constitutional and not considered a coup. Last week the Zimbabwe African National Union Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF) demanded the resig (More)
World Legal News Round Up for Saturday, 25 November 2017
Here's the international legal news we covered this week: Former Bosnian Serb Army Commander Ratko Mladić was sentenced to life imprisonment Wednesday by the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) for crimes (More)
Zimbabwe ruling party moves to impeach Mugabe
The Zimbabwe African National Union Patriotic Front (ZANU PF) on Sunday demanded the resignation of 93-year-old Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe . The document threatened that the ZANU PF, which has kept Mugabe in power for decades, would launc (More)
Zimbabwe parliament amends constitution empowering president to select top judges
Zimbabwe's parliament on Monday voted to amend its constitution to empower the president to handpick the nation's top judges. With this amendment, President Robert Mugabe will have substantially greater power [Guardian report] than he did under the (More)
Zimbabwe court dismisses challenge to Mugabe presidency
Zimbabwe's Constitutional Court rejected a case on Wednesday alleging that President Robert Mugabe is unfit to hold office because of his age, holding that the applicant failed to follow proper court filing procedures. Mugabe, who has been in office (More)
Zimbabwe court upholds ban on protests
The Harare High Court in Zimbabwe on Tuesday upheld a 30-day ban against protests in the capital. The lawsuit was brought by Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR) on behalf of many organizations, and challenged the ban based on the right to demon (More)
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