Hopewell Chin’ono

Targeted Arrests and Undue Incarceration of Political Opposition Leaders and Human Rights Defenders

The Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum (the Forum) is deeply concerned with the apparent trend of manipulation of the criminal justice system to punish dissent through prolonged and undue pre-trial incarceration, and selective targeting of political opposition leaders and human rights defenders. Source: Targeted Arrests and Undue Incarceration of Political Opposition Leaders and Human Rights Defenders […]
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Chin’ono arrest arbitrary has no foundation at law: ZINEF – #Asakhe 

The Zimbabwe National Editors Forum (ZINEF), has condemned as arbitrary, the arrest of freelance journalist, Hopewell Chin’ono, which they say has no foundation at law, urging the police to be professional in the discharge of their duties. Source: Chin’ono arrest arbitrary has no foundation at law: ZINEF – #Asakhe – CITE  From left: Hopewell Chin’ono, […]
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In Zimbabwe’s overcrowded prisons, fear of COVID-19 spreads 

Source: In Zimbabwe’s overcrowded prisons, fear of COVID-19 spreads | Zimbabwe | Al Jazeera Jacob Ngarivhume and Hopewell Chin’ono decry crammed conditions, lack of essential times to protect against the spread of COVID-19 in Zimbabwe’s jails. Critics say COVID-19 situation in prisons has been worsened by restrictions imposed by authorities [File: AFP] Harare, Zimbabwe – Behind […]
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State, court frustrate Chin’ono bail hearing 

Source: State, court frustrate Chin’ono bail hearing – NewsDay Zimbabwe BY DESMOND CHINGARANDE A HARARE magistrate yesterday deferred the bail hearing of incarcerated investigative journalist Hopewell Chin’ono hearing to Tuesday next week, saying he had no WiFi at home to do research on an application by the State, which seeks to bar his lawyer Beatrice […]
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Mnangagwa’s two-year rule: The verdict is ‘total disaster’ 

Source: Mnangagwa’s two-year rule: The verdict is ‘total disaster’ – The Zimbabwe Independent Tinashe Kairiza TWO years after winning the disputed 2018 poll, President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s administration has performed dismally towards implementing political and economic reforms perceived as key to ending Zimbabwe’s multifaceted deep crisis. In November 2017, Mnangagwa stormed to power through a military […]
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Hopewell Chin’ono to languish in jail for longer 

…As State Employs Delaying Tactics In Bail Application Source: Hopewell Chin’ono to languish in jail for longer – The Zimbabwean Hopewell Chin’ono   Theatrics appear to be at play in the bail hearing of incarcerated journalist Hopewell Chin’ono. The bail hearing got off to false start at the High Court Wednesday as the record of […]
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Chin’ono and Ngarivhume appear in court, protest against ill-treatment during detention

ZIMBABWEAN journalist Hopewell Chin’ono and opposition Transform Zimbabwe party leader Jacob Ngarivhume on Wednesday 22 July 2020 appeared before judicial officers at Harare Magistrates Court answering to charges of inciting people to overthrow President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government through unconstitutional means. Source: Chin’ono and Ngarivhume appear in court, protest against ill-treatment during detention – The Zimbabwean […]
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