Zimbabwe judge orders immediate release of activists

A Zimbabwean High Court judge ordered police to immediately release 32 activists.

Zimbabwe judge orders immediate release of activists


A Zimbabwean High Court judge on Wednesday ordered police to immediately release 32 activists including former Zimbabwean newscaster Jestina Mukoko.

Mukoko, head of the Zimbabwe Peace Project, and nine other activists were charged with plotting to overthrow President Robert Mugabe's government. If found guilty the activists could face the death penalty, lawyers said.

Reuters

Last Mod: 25 Aralık 2008, 12:34
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