Monthly Archives: February 2007

Mugabe bans rallies as unrest spirals

The Daily Telegraph 19th February 2007 By Peta Thornycroft, Zimbabwe Correspondent Police stop opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai from rallying President Robert Mugabe’s regime tried to suppress rising discontent across Zimbabwe yesterday by banning all opposition political gatherings. Heavily armed riot police enforced this edict by preventing one rally from taking place in the capital, Harare, […]

Statement regarding breaches of the rule of law during the weekend 17/18 February 2007

During the past weekend the 17th and 18th February 2007 both factions of the MDC attempted to hold meetings, as is their right in terms of section 21 of the Zimbabwean Constitution, which were frustrated through the actions of the police, the courts and the Minister of Home Affairs. In Bulawayo the MDC (Mutambara faction) […]