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trial date set
September 04, 2007
The trial of
Bright Chibvuri the editor of the Zimbabwe
Congress of Trade Unions' The Worker magazine charged
with practicing journalism without accreditation under the repressive
Information and Protection of Privacy Act (AIPPA) was on 29
August 2007 set for 25-26 September 2007.
Chibvuri who was arrested
in Plumtree on 3 March 2007 spent two nights in police custody and
was only released on 5 March 2007 when he appeared before a Plumtree
magistrate on charges of contravening Section 83 of AIPPA which
penalises the practice of journalism without accreditation.
At the time of his arrest,
Chibvuri had already applied for accreditation but had not received
a response from the MIC. He has since been duly accredited.
the MISA-Zimbabwe fact
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