Category Archives: Zimbabwe

A big step closer to abolishing the death penalty in Zimbabwe?

By Cousin Zilala, Executive Director of Amnesty International Zimbabwe “As someone who has been on death row myself and only saved by an ‘age technicality’, I believe that our justice delivery system must rid itself of this odious and obnoxious … Continue reading

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Political violence in Zimbabwe ahead of referendum tomorrow

It is a day before Zimbabwe votes on a referendum on the new constitution and the ugly sight of political violence is back on the streets of Harare and Bulawayo. At 11 o’clock this morning,  nine activists from Prime Minister … Continue reading

Posted in Africa, Censorship and Free Speech, Demonstrations, Human Rights Defenders and Activists, Torture and Ill-treatment, Zimbabwe | Tagged , , | 3 Comments