Andrew Makoni, chairman of the Zim Lawyers for Human Rights, talks about the petition they delivered to the Supreme Court and other government ministries to mark Human Rights Day. Makoni said the petition asks government to protect lawyers from harassment, intimidation and arrests while doing their job. Tererai also talks to ZimRights Director Okay Machisa, about the report they launched Thursday, titled “Zimbabwe: Ongoing risks for human rights defenders.” Machisa says it exposes abuses that have occurred since 2008 and it was shocking to find that many of the same issues of violence, arrests and harassment of media still prevail today.
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