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Salem-News.com (Dec-04-2013 10:41)
Zimbabwe: Martha Tholanah summoned to stand trial on charges of running anWilliam Gomes, Human Rights Ambassador for Salem-News.com
Human Rights Ambassador for Salem-News.com,William Nicholas Gomes is deeply concerned by the ongoing mistreatment of GALZ members and the shrinking space for civil society in Zimbabwe in light of similar charges being brought against other human rights defenders, such as Abel Chikomo.
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On 4 December 2013, human rights defender Ms Martha Tholanah was summoned to appear in Rotten Row Magistrate Court. She has been charged with running an “unregistered” organisation under Section 6 (iii) of the Private Voluntary Organisation (PVO) Act and will appear in court on 12 December 2013.
Salem-News.com (Sep-07-2013 19:27)
Human Rights Ambassador Sets Human Rights Agenda for President MugabeLetter by William Gomes Salem-News.com
"I look forward to a constructive dialogue with your government and to the prospect of the advancement of human rights in Zimbabwe."
(WASHINGTON DC) - Zimbabwe’s incoming government should take concrete steps to fulfill the country’s human rights obligations, Human rights ambassador for salem-news.com,William Nicholas Gomes said today in a letter to President Robert Mugabe.Read Full Article
Salem-News.com (Jul-30-2013 18:26)
Zimbabwe: Think Tank Research and Advocacy Unit (RAU) Banned from Launching Report on the Voters` RollLetter by William Gomes Salem-News.com
The voters’ roll allegedly contains deceased voters, double entries and others false entries, and it is feared that the forthcoming general elections might produce a disputed result.
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On 17 July 2013, Harare-based think tank Research and Advocacy Unit (RAU) was banned by the High Court from launching a report with its analysis of the voters’ roll.
Salem-News.com (Jul-12-2013 00:33)
Theresa May MP: Release Evenia Mawongera from DetentionLetter by William Gomes Salem-News.com
Evenia is at risk of arrest, persecution and extremely serious ill-treatment over calling on the authorities in Zimbabwe to respect human rights and the rule of law.
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Her daughters and grandchildren are British citizens, but Evenia Mawongera, originally from Zimbabwe, has been in the asylum system for the past 5 years.
Salem-News.com (Jun-12-2013 14:44)
Zimbabwe: Raid on the Offices of LGBTI Rights Organisation GALZLetter by William Gomes Salem-News.com
The latest incident comes in the context of a very difficult climate for LGBTI rights defenders in Zimbabwe.
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On 6 June 2013, at approximately 11:00 a.m., five unknown assailants wielding hammers forced entry into the Harare offices of human rights organisation Gays and Lesbians of Zimbabwe (GALZ)