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Police interrogate ZimRights officials over human rights promotional material
Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR)
June 04
, 2013

Police in Mutare on Tuesday 4 June 2013 freed three Zimbabwe Human Rights Association (ZimRights) officials whom they had taken in for questioning over some information, education & communication materials after the intervention of lawyers from Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR).

Police officers interrogated Reverend Stephen Maengamhuru, the human rights grassroots organisation’s Regional Coordinator, his assistant Cecelia Marovha and Victor Dhliwayo after alleging that they were in possession of some promotional materials on human rights issues which they intended to use at a workshop planned for Honde Valley on Tuesday.

The three ZimRights officials who were interrogated at Mutare Central Police Station’s Law and Order section were freed with no charges preferred against them after the intervention of human rights lawyer, Blessing Nyamaropa of (ZLHR).

The police released the promotional materials which they had seized which included T-shirts and pamphlets and retained possession of some promotional Compact Discs, which they advised Nyamaropa that they would want to conduct further scrutiny on them.

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