In Zimbabwe, You Don't Have The Right to Offend The President
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.
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).
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 »
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 »