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Chairperson summoned to appear in court
Gays and Lesbians of Zimbabwe (GALZ)
December 04, 2013
of GALZ, Ms. Martha Tholanah has been summoned to appear in Rotten
Row Magistrate Court on the12th of December 2013 to answer to charges
of running an “unregistered” organisation. The summon
was served to Ms. Tholanah’s Lawyer, Tonderai Bhatasara a
member of the Zimbabwe
Lawyers for Human Rights.
charge is not specified in the summons, below is an excerpt from
20th day of August 2012 and at number 35 Colenbrander Road, Milton
Park, Gays and Lesbians Association being represented by Martha
Tholanah, the co-Director of Gays and Lesbians not registered unlawfully
took part in the management of the group by gathering its members
and control - (one word not clear on summons sheet) while engaging
in gays and lesbians in contravention of the said Act”
are a follow up from Thursday 23 August 2012 where GALZ that was
represented by Martha Tholanah, the organisation’s co-chairperson
with running an “unregistered” organisation in contravention
of Section 6 (iii) of the Private
Voluntary Organisation (PVO) Act.
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