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SECTION 27 of Zimbabwe’s Public Order and Security Act – a law regarded with fear and hatred by the country’s human rights community – was challenged in the high court by a number of affected organisations.
The section allows the authorities to ban demonstrations for a month at a time, in any area, and to repeat the ban indefinitely.
By Ohene Yaw Ampofo-Anti
30 May 2018
In an important victory for the rights of asylum seekers, the Constitutional Court has found that their temporary permits must automatically be extended while their case is under judicial review.