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May Solidiary
Students Solidarity Trust
June 13, 2011

Date Action Description Names of affected students
03 May Four National University of Science and Technology (NUST) students appear before a Bulawayo magistrate The four are facing charges of participating in an illegal gathering with intentions of causing public violence. The charges emanates from a demonstration by NUST students in 2010.Trial for the case has been postponed to the 9th of May as state witnesses fail to turn up. David Mushawani, Beven Nyamande, Ernest Makoni and Duncan Mombeshora.
04 May Five Great Zimbabwe University students appear before a Masvingo magistrate. The five are facing charges of assault and malicious damage to property following a demonstration against high tuition fees in 2010. Trial date for the case has been postponed to the 12th of May due to the numerous numbers of unresolved cases at the courts. Zivanai Muzorodzi, Arnold Batirai, Godfrey Kurauone, Brighton Ramusi and Gamuchirai Mukura.
09 May Four NUST students appear before a Bulawayo magistrate. The four are facing charges of participating in an illegal gathering with intentions of causing public violence following a demonstration by NUST students in 2010.The case has been further remanded to the 23rd of May. David Mushawani, Beven Nyamande, Ernest Makoni and Duncan Mombeshora.
11 May Three Masvingo Polytechnic students appear before a Masvingo magistrate. The three are facing charges of contravening Section 33 of Sub Section 2 Paragraph A proviso 1 of the Criminal Law and Codification and Reform Act 9:23.The case has been postponed to the 12th of May to allow the area prosecutor to assess their docket. Monalisa Katsaruware, Desire Chikwanda and Nyasha Chaminuka.
12 May Five Great Zimbabwe University students appear before a Masvingo magistrate The five are facing charges of assault and malicious damage to property following a demonstration on high fees in 2010. Trial date has been set for the 21st of June. Zivanai Muzorodzi, Arnold Batirai, Godfrey Kurauone, Brighton Ramusi and Gamuchirai Mukura.
12 May Three Masvingo Polytechnic students appear before a Masvingo magistrate. The three are facing charges of contravening Section 33 of Sub Section 2 Paragraph A proviso 1 of the Criminal Law and Codification and Reform Act 9:23. The three are removed from remand and the state is ordered to pursue the case by way of summons when they are ready. Monalisa Katsaruware, Desire Chikwanda and Nyasha Chaminuka.
13 May Four Student activists are arrested and briefly detained at Masvingo Central Police Station. The four are briefly detained following a ZINASU demonstration in Masvingo. Students demonstrated against examination registration deadlines .The four were briefly detained and released without any charges preferred on them. Obert Masaraure, Zivanai Muzorodzi, Pride Mukono and Prosper Tiringindi.
23 May Four National University of Science and Technology (NUST) students appear before a Bulawayo magistrate. The four are facing charges of participating in an illegal gathering with intentions of causing public violence. This emanates from a demonstration by NUST students in 2010.Trial for the case has been postponed to the 9th of June after the state prosecutor failed to turn up. David Mushawani, Beven Nyamande, Ernest Makoni and Duncan Mombeshora.
30 May
One student leader and five other civic society activists appear before the High Court In Harare. An application for the relaxation of bail conditions was heard. The six were ordered to report once every last Friday of the month. The judge however did not grant the return of passports and ruled that the court can only do that in the event of the production of credible itinerary for intended travel. Trial will open on the 18th of July 2011 in the Harare Regional Magistrate's court Welcome Zimuto

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