Zim court frees rights lawyer Beatrice Mtetwa

2013-11-26 12:04

A Zimbabwe court has dropped charges against a leading human rights lawyer who had faced trial for obstructing police, after police failed to present evidence to support their case.

Zim court defers rights lawyer's trial

2013-05-27 15:25

A Zimbabwean court has postponed at the request of the prosecution, the trial of prominent rights lawyer Beatrice Mtetwa who is facing charges of obstructing justice.

Mugabe to weigh case against Zim judge

2013-04-10 14:10

The fate of a Zimbabwean high court judge who angered authorities by ordering the release of a prominent rights lawyer will now be decided by President Robert Mugabe, a report says.

Zimbabwe court frees PM's aides on bail

2013-03-27 18:35

Four aides of Zimbabwe's Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai have been freed on bail, more than a week after their arrest drew criticism of President Robert Mugabe's security forces.

Zim court frees rights lawyer on bail

2013-03-25 11:04

Zimbabwe's High Court has released prominent human rights lawyer Beatrice Mtetwa on $500, after more than a week in prison.

Cops arrest 2 more of Tsvangirai's aides

2013-03-21 14:11

Zimbabwe prime minister's party says police have arrested two more members of his staff, bringing to six the number detained over the past five days.

Zimbabwe: Tsvangirai aides charged

2013-03-19 15:19

Four aides to Zimbabwe's PM have been charged with breaching the official secret code, impersonating the police and illegal possession of documents for criminal use.

Zim cops refuse to release rights lawyer

2013-03-18 10:21

Zimbabwean police have defied a High Court order by refusing to release human rights lawyer Beatrice Mtetwa from custody after she was arrested in Harare.


Top Zimbabwe rights lawyer in dock

2013-06-10 20:58

Prominent Zimbabwean rights lawyer Beatrice Mtetwa has pleaded not guilty when her trial on charges of obstructing justice during a police raid began.

Zim lawyer vows to fight on

2013-05-19 14:22

As Zimbabwe approaches watershed elections, a renowned lawyer at the forefront of defending human rights activists has vowed never to give up.

Zim rights lawyer hit with new charges

2013-04-09 15:30

Zimbabwean prosecutors have slapped fresh charges on a prominent human rights lawyer, a legal group says, labelling the state's move a "desperate bid to bolster its case".

Bail hearing for Zim PM aides set for Tues

2013-03-25 12:30

Bail hearing for four aides to Zimbabwean PM Morgan Tsvangirai is expected soon, following reports that a prominent human rights lawyer Beatrice Mtetwa has been freed on bail.

Zim rights lawyer bail appeal postponed

2013-03-22 13:24

A Zimbabwe court has postponed a bail appeal to release the nation's top rights lawyer Beatrice Mtetwa.

Zimbabwe rights lawyer finally charged

2013-03-19 20:26

The Zimbabwe rights lawyer held for obstructing justice has finally been brought to court.

Zim lawyer shouted at detectives – cops

2013-03-18 14:17

Zimbabwe's police spokesperson Charity Charamba says human rights lawyer Beatrice Mtetwa arrested in Harare over the weekend was held for shouting at detectives.

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