Papers to note: Persecution of Lawyers in Zimbabwe


As defenders of human rights, Zimbabwean�lawyers often find themselves being targets of persecution. This briefing paper by the Law Society of Zimbabwe�contains an exhaustive report of the persecution of lawyers in that country, since August 2006, which includes sustained media bashing, arbitrary arrests and detention, organized violence and torture, impeding access to clients, noncompliance with court orders, arbitrary searches of legal offices and seizures of documents. Read the briefing paper >>

21 September 2007

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