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Election Resource Centre (ERC) trial postponed to the 16th of December
November 26, 2013
trial of the Election Resource Centre represented by Director, Tawanda
Chimhini and three staff volunteers namely Moses Chikora, Farai
Saungweme and Wadzanai Nyakudya was remanded to the 16th of December
2013 at the Rotten Row magistrate Courts. The four are facing charges
of contravening section 40(c)(1)(g) of the Electoral
Act ahead of the
July 31 election, which outlaws voter education without the
approval of Zimbabwe Election Commission. This morning, the four
briefly appeared before Rotten Row Court, Magistrate, Mahwe in Court
5. The defence counsel sought postponement, which was granted by
consent. The Magistrate ordered all the parties to return to court
on the 16th of December 2013, as presently it was overwhelmed with
other cases. Trust Maanda of the Zimbabwe
Lawyers for Human Rights acted on behalf of the accused persons.
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