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Freedom of Expression, Assembly and AssociationNewsRefugee and Migrant RightsZimbabwe

SALC IN THE NEWS: ZIMBABWEANS HAVE BEEN RETURNING HOME IN DROVES

The Citizen The government is also considering ways to allow its expats to vote in elections. African News Agency reports that formerly exiled Zimbabweans have been returning home in droves since the ousting of former president Robert Mugabe. Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government is also considering ways to enable millions…
Staff Writer
28 Apr 2018
Freedom of Expression, Assembly and AssociationJudgmentsRule of LawZimbabwe

ZIMBABWE: CHALLENGING THE DISENFRANCHISEMENT OF ZIMBABWEANS IN THE DIASPORA

Shumba & Others v Minister of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs & Others SALC supported three members of the Zimbabwe Diaspora, represented by Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights, who challenged the provisions of the Electoral Act which prohibit Zimbabweans who live abroad from registering to vote or voting in elections.…
Staff Writer
18 Jan 2018
Articles and OpinionsInternational Criminal JusticeJudgmentsSouth AfricaZimbabwe

SALC IN THE NEWS: SA JUDGMENTS ‘DO NOT APPLY IN ZIMBABWE’

The Business Day HARARE — A ruling by South Africa’s appeal court on Wednesday, which gives the green light to South African police officials to investigate allegations of torture against Zimbabwean officials, has been dismissed as a “non-event” and an “unfortunate development” by Zimbabwe’s newly appointed prosecutor-general, Johannes Tomana. The…
Staff Writer
29 Nov 2013
Articles and OpinionsInternational Criminal JusticeRule of LawSouth AfricaZimbabwe

SALC IN THE NEWS: ZIM TORTURE INVESTIGATION MUST GO AHEAD, SAYS SA COURT

South Africa’s top appeals court on Wednesday ruled that the country’s authorities have a duty to investigate allegations of torture in neighbouring Zimbabwe. Judge Mohammed Navsa of the Supreme Court of Appeal upheld a ruling that South African prosecutors had a duty under international law to probe the alleged torture…
Staff Writer
27 Nov 2013
International Criminal JusticeNewsSouth AfricaZimbabwe

NEWS RELEASE: SUPREME COURT OF APPEAL ORDERS SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE TO INVESTIGATE CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY COMMITTED IN ZIMBABWE

Johannesburg, 27 November – In a landmark decision for local and international justice, the South African Supreme Court of Appeal today ordered the South African Police Service (SAPS) to investigate high level Zimbabwean officials accused of committing crimes against humanity in Zimbabwe. In its judgment, the Court made it clear that…
Staff Writer
27 Nov 2013