Zimbabwe: Torture/ ill-treatment/ medical concern/Prisoners of Conscience
Political activists Fidelis Chiramba, Gandhi Mudzingwa and Kisimusi Dhlamini are being detained at Chikurubi Maximum Security Prison in the capital, Harare after they were taken into custody by security forces in late 2008. All three men have serious medical problems, and need specialist treatment in hospital. Fidelis Chiramba and Gandhi Mudzingwa are known to have conditions that are life-threatening. The authorities at Chikurubi Maximum Security Prison are denying them access to the treatment they need.