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Zimbabwe opposition cabinet nominee trial delayed
Proceedings against Zimbabwe Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party treasurer and deputy agriculture minister-nominee Roy Bennett [BBC profile; JURIST news archive] were delayed Saturday, after his lawyers requested more time to develop their d (More)
Zimbabwe cabinet nominee trial set for October
The lawyer for jailed Zimbabwe opposition cabinet member-designate Roy Bennett [BBC profile; JURIST news archive] said Wednesday that his trial on terrorism charges will begin on October 13. Trust Maanda said that prosecutors have also revised the (More)
Zimbabwe government urged to address 'persistent and serious' rights violations
Zimbabwe is still experiencing serious human rights violations and needs to confront issues that led to such problems, Amnesty International (AI) said Thursday. Calling the violations "persistent and serious," AI called for Zimbabwean le (More)
Zimbabwe court orders bail for rights activist Mukoko
A court in Zimbabwe on Wednesday released on bail 15 human rights activists, including activist and journalist Jestina Mukoko [advocacy website, JURIST news archive], who had been ordered back into custody Tuesday. Mukoko is the director of the Zi (More)
Zimbabwe court orders activist Mukoko back to prison
A court in Zimbabwe on Tuesday ordered back into custody 18 human rights activists, including activist and journalist Jestina Mukoko [advocacy website, JURIST news archive] and freelance journalist Andrison Manyere. Mukoko is the director of the Zi (More)
Zimbabwe parliament forms committee to draft new constitution
The Zimbabwean House Speaker announced Sunday the formation of a committee to draft a new constitution. The drafting of a new constitution was part of the power sharing agreement signed last September by President Robert Mugabe [BBC Profile; JURIST (More)
Zimbabwe opposition cabinet nominee freed on bail
Zimbabwean authorities on Thursday released jailed Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party treasurer general and opposition cabinet member-designate Roy Bennett [BBC profile; JURIST news archive], one day after the nation's Supreme Court den (More)
Zimbabwe AG appeals bail order for opposition cabinet nominee
The Zimbabwean attorney general's office on Wednesday appealed to the nation's Supreme Court a Tuesday High Court ruling ordering the release of Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party treasurer general and cabinet member-designate Roy B (More)
Zimbabwe rights activist Mukoko released on bail
Zimbabwean human rights activist Jestina Mukoko [advocacy website, JURIST news archive] was released on bail Monday after three months of detention on the authorization of President Robert Mugabe [JURIST news archive]. Mukoko, director of the Zimbab (More)
Zimbabwe terrorism case against MDC cabinet nominee postponed
Criminal proceedings against Zimbabwe Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party treasurer general and cabinet member-designate Roy Bennett were delayed [Harare Tribune report] Monday, as members of his party continued to protest his arrest . Accor (More)