The right of free speech, as enshrined in Zimbabwe's Constitution means every citizen should have the absolute right to express themselves in any way they choose without fear of repercussions. The extent of the right has been examined several times in the legal system under former president Robert Mugabe, and despite the highest court declaring unconstitutional the draconian law that made it a crime to insult the president - call President Emmerson Mnangagwa names, I dare you.
Opposition Politician Arrested for Calling Mnangagwa a Dog
New Zimbabwe, 13 November 2018
Police have arrested MDC Alliance national executive member Joel Gabhuza who is also Member of Parliament for Binga South. Read more »
President Emmerson Mnangagwa (file photo).
Kariba Man Faces Trial for Claiming Mnangagwa Rigged Elections
New Zimbabwe, 25 October 2018
A 28-year-old Kariba man is set to stand trial next week after he was arrested and charged for allegedly undermining President Emmerson Mnangagwa's authority through comments the… Read more »
Taxi Driver Arrested for Calling Mnangagwa a Dog
New Zimbabwe, 11 September 2018
A 31-year-old Bulawayo commuter omnibus driver was arrested on Friday for calling President Emmerson Mnangagwa a dog. Read more »
Gustiv Kativhu allegedly carried placards calling President Emmerson Mnangagwa a "murderer" at the recently concluded Zanu-PF congress that sealed former president Robert Mugabe's ... Read more »
The Constitutional Court has received widespread praise for scrapping a law which criminalised "insulting the president". The controversial law has been used by the police to ... Read more »
Solomon Madzore, who was arrested for allegedly insulting President Robert Mugabe during a rally has been released on bail. Madzore is also on bail as one of the 29 party activists ... Read more »
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