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WOZA wins 4 year court battle for better detention conditions

By Alex Bell SW Radio Africa 6 June 2014 Pressure group Women of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA) on Thursday scored a legal victory at the Constitutional Court, where they argued that their rights were violated by the deplorable conditions of the detention cells where they were detained in Harare. WOZA leaders Jenni...

Women marchers assaulted outside parliament

By Nomalanga Moyo SW Radio Africa 13 February 2014 Police assaulted several members of the Women in Zimbabwe Arise pressure group as they left parliament after submitting a petition. Police, clad in anti-riot gear, accused the peaceful marchers of demonstrating without permission, before beating them up with...

WOZA activists brutalised on Women Human Rights Defenders Day

By Nomalanga Moyo SW Radio Africa 29 November 2013 Scores of peaceful marchers from the Women of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA) pressure group were beaten and some arrested by police in anti-riot gear on Friday. The women were on their way to Mat North Resident Minister Sithokozile Mathuthu’s offices at...

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