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Zimbabwe: Further information: Activists held in solitary confinement

, Index number: AFR 46/005/2011

Thirty-nine of the 45 activists arrested in Harare on 19 February were freed after the treason charges against them were dismissed by a magistrate court. However, six activists remain in custody facing treason charges. Meanwhile, 24 activists arrested in Mutare, including a parliamentarian, had a hearing of the state’s appeal on bail postponed.

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