Zimbabwean Activists Arrested Over Uprising Video

Human rights groups have slammed the treatment of a group of 45 activists who are facing treason charges for watching TV footage of Egypt's revolution.

VIDEO: Zimbabwe Arrests Activists

Al Jazeera's Jonah Hull reports on the group of activists in Zimbabwe who are charged with treason after meeting todiscuss the uprisings in North ... see more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Activists Face Treason Charges Over Meeting on Egyptian Uprising

    SW Radio Africa, 24 February 2011

    Human rights group have slammed the treatment of a group of 45 activists, who are facing treason charges for watching TV footage of Egypt's revolution, and have called for their ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Gwisai Charged With Treason, Denied Bail

    The Herald, 23 February 2011

    FORMER Highfield legislator Munyaradzi Gwisai and his 45 alleged accomplices, accused of plotting an Egypt and Tunisia-style uprising to oust a constitutionally-elected Government ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Treason Charges an Attack on Freedom of Expression

    Amnesty International, 25 February 2011

    Amnesty International today expressed shock that at least 45 Zimbabwean activists have been charged with treason and could face the death penalty following their arrest at a ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Activists Charged for Viewing Mideast Video (press release)

    Human Rights Watch, 24 February 2011

    Authorities controlled by the Zimbabwe African National Union- Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF), the dominant party in Zimbabwe's power-sharing government, should drop politically ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Forty-Six Activists Arrested for Viewing Video On Events in Egypt And Tunisia (press release)

    International Freedom of Expression Exchange Clearing House, 24 February 2011

    Authorities controlled by the Zimbabwe African National Union- Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF), the dominant party in Zimbabwe's power-sharing government, should drop politically ... read more »

Police armed with teargas and batons (file photo).