Zimbabwe's Hospital Violence Case Drags On

The ongoing case on twenty villagers who allegedly took part in the violent demonstration against the transfer of a Canadian doctor from Howard Mission Hospital in Chiweshe has been postponed again.

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  • Zimbabwe:  16 Acquitted in Ongoing Trial Over Howard Hospital Protest

    SW Radio Africa, 22 October 2012

    16 people who were standing trial in Chiweshe have been acquitted, in the ongoing case of a protest against the dismissal of the chief doctor at the Salvation Army run Howard ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Chiweshe Nurses Back in Court Over Howard Hospital Saga

    SW Radio Africa, 24 September 2012

    A group of nurses from the Salvation Army run Howard Hospital in Chiweshe were back in court on Monday, over the ongoing saga surrounding the dismissal of a top doctor there. read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Howard Mission Hospital Violence Lands 20 in Court

    The Herald, 21 August 2012

    TWENTY villagers who allegedly took part in the violent demonstration against the transfer of a Canadian doctor from Howard Mission Hospital in Chiweshe yesterday appeared in court ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Howard Doctor Faces Possible Excommunication

    The Herald, 21 August 2012

    The Salvation Army Church says it will expel Dr Paul Thistle from the church if he continues to defy orders to relocate to Canada. This follows reports that Dr Thistle, who was ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  No Reprieve for Howard Doctor, Despite Protest

    The Herald, 18 August 2012

    THE Salvation Army church will not rescind its decision to transfer Howard Mission Hospital chief medical officer Dr Paul Thistle, despite Thursday's violent protest by villagers. read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Howard Hospital Facing Closure After Eviction of Only Doctor

    SW Radio Africa, 17 August 2012

    The Salvation Army run Howard Hospital in Chiweshe is now facing closure, after the top doctor there was forced out of his position this week. read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Villagers Run Amok Over Doctor

    The Herald, 17 August 2012

    AT least 12 villagers were arrested after they allegedly attacked police and overturned a pick-up truck in protest against the pending transfer of a doctor based at Howard Mission ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Chiweshe Protests Turn Violent Over Eviction of Top Doctor

    SW Radio Africa, 16 August 2012

    A two day protest organised by residents in Chiweshe turned violent on Thursday, with protesters overturning a car and forcing a group of officials from the Salvation Army to flee. read more »