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ZANU PF officials ordered to compensate torture victim

By Mthulisi Mathuthu SW Radio Africa 01 May 2014 The High Court has ordered two ZANU PF officials to compensate an MDC activist whom they abducted and handed over to thugs who eventually tortured him six years ago. Nyasha Gutsire was awarded $3,000 in compensation for the pain he suffered at the hands of...

Police officers pay compensation for torture

By Mthulisi Mathuthu SW Radio Africa 10 April 2014 Three Inyanga-based police officers are learning the hard way that torture does not pay after they were forced to personally compensate a 53 year old mother whom they brutally tortured in November last year. The Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR) sued...

Human rights lawyers sue Chihuri and Mohadi for torture

By Mthulisi Mathuthu SW Radio Africa 27 March 2014 The Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR) is suing police commissioner Augustine Chihuri and Home Affairs Minister Kembo Mohadi for the alleged torture of two Bulawayo men by cops. According to the NewsDay newspaper, Fungai Moyo and Gugulezwe Nxongo say...

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