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Strikes and Protests 2007- Save Zimbabwe Campaign
frees two journalists arrested at 11 March demonstration
sans frontières / Reporters Without Borders
March 14, 2007
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journalists who were arrested when police broke up an opposition
demonstration in Harare on 11 March, photographer Tsvangirai Mukwazhi
and reporter Tendai Musiyu, were freed yesterday evening along with
opposition activists who had been arrested at the same time. Both
are contributors to the Associated Press news agency.
been held at the Avondale police station in Harare along with Arthur
Mutambara, the leader of one of the two factions of the opposition
Movement for Democratic Change (MDC). He and Musiyu were taken late
yesterday before a Harare court, which released them and several
dozen activists after the prosecutor failed to show up.
Beatrice Mtetwa, said he was beaten while in custody but was not
badly hurt, unlike some of the demonstrators who had been arrested
at the same time.
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