Dictatorship is Strangling Zimbabwe's Judiciary, Says Human Rights Lawyer

Magistrates are routinely bribed or beaten if their rulings go against the government line, and neighbouring African governments remain silent.

Brian Adeba
Published: Wednesday, 11/23/2005 12:00 am EST

The judiciary in Zimbabwe has become impotent as a result of being undermined by Robert Mugabe's government, said Arnold Tsunga, Executive Director of the Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights.

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