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Joint Statement: Zambia: Authorities escalate attacks on dissent by denying youth leaders right to protest

Zambian authorities have escalated their attacks on dissent by thwarting a planned anti-corruption protest leading to organisers streaming their protest from the outskirts of Lusaka. According to a coalition of civil society organizations, Zambian authorities are escalating their attacks and intolerance for the rights to freedom of expression and freedom…
Staff Writer
24 Jun 2020
NewsRule of LawZimbabwe

SALC is concerned about the renewed reprisals in Zimbabwe following the arrests of opposition leaders and independent lawyers

The Zimbabwe Republic Police arrested six Movement for Democratic Change Alliance (MDC) officials on Friday, 5 June, after they allegedly attempted to enter their party headquarters, Morgan Richard Tsvangirai House (MRT House, formerly Harvest House). The arrested MDC officials are Vice President Tendai Biti, Lynette Karenyi-Kore, Vongai Tome, Gladys Hlatshwayo,…
Staff Writer
8 Jun 2020