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Zimbabwe court bars activist Mukoko's prosecutionupdated: Mon Sep 28 2009 10:56:00

Zimbabwe's highest court granted a permanent stay of prosecution Monday to a leading human rights activist facing charges of plotting to topple President Robert Mugabe's government.

Zimbabwe activists sent back to jailupdated: Tue May 05 2009 12:17:00

A Zimbabwean court Tuesday ordered 18 human rights and political activists back to jail after they were indicted on charges related to an alleged plan to topple President Robert Mugabe.

Zimbabwe's top human rights activist releasedupdated: Mon Mar 02 2009 17:12:00

Jestina Mukoko, Zimbabwe's top human rights activist, was released from custody Monday, she announced.

Zimbabwe on the brinkupdated: Mon Mar 02 2009 17:12:00

Cholera, food shortages and reports of abductions and torture plague Zimbabwe. Nkepile Mabuse reports.

Zimbabwe activist: 'I feared for my life'updated: Fri Jan 16 2009 01:57:00

Zimbabwe's top human rights activist broke down twice in court Thursday, as she described her detention and alleged torture by state agents last month, saying "I feared for my life."

Zimbabwe: Rights activist is 'threat to society'updated: Wed Jan 14 2009 05:12:00

A top Zimbabwean human rights activist facing charges of recruiting people for insurgency training and terrorist bombings is a "threat to society" and must remain in custody, the country's attorney general said.

Zimbabwe activists must remain in jail, judge rulesupdated: Tue Jan 06 2009 14:31:00

A leading Zimbabwean human rights activist must remain in custody until the Supreme Court decides whether the charges against her are valid, a judge ruled Tuesday.

Zimbabwean lawyer: Law has broken downupdated: Fri Jan 02 2009 10:48:00

The lawyer for a top Zimbabwean human rights activist said Friday that law has "absolutely broken down" in the country after a court in Harare ruled against her client.

Zimbabwe police ignore order to release activistsupdated: Thu Dec 25 2008 08:22:00

Police in Zimbabwe appear to be disregarding a High Court order to release members of the opposition in their custody, a lawyer representing them said Thursday.

Judge orders release of Zimbabwe activistsupdated: Wed Dec 24 2008 20:57:00

A High Court judge in Zimbabwe on Wednesday ordered the unconditional release of 23 human rights activists and members of the opposition -- including a 2-year-old -- who had been abducted by secret agents.

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