Zimbabwe Crafts Law to Punish 'Unpatriotic' Citizens

Zimbabwe is crafting a law that will punish citizens who communicate with foreign governments and "harm national interests" as President Emmerson Mnangagwa steps up an ongoing clampdown against dissent, writes Kitsepile Nyathi in the Nation. Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Secretary Virginia Mabhiza said the new Patriot Bill was at an advanced stage. The government has accused the opposition of conniving with an unnamed world superpower to smuggle arms in an alleged bid to topple Mnangagwa's government.

  • Zimbabwe:  Govt Crafts Law to Punish 'Unpatriotic' Citizens

    Nation, 5 October 2020

    Zimbabwe is crafting a law that will punish citizens who communicate with foreign governments and "harm national interests" as President Emmerson Mnangagwa steps up an ongoing… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Plot Against Zim Exposed

    The Herald, 29 September 2020

    ROGUE elements, that include MDC- Alliance and G40 members, have been conniving with hostile Western nations to smuggle guns into the country and set up so-called Democratic… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Patriotic Bill Long Overdue

    The Herald, 5 October 2020

    DEMOCRACY is indeed a game of numbers and any faithful sticklers to its tenets should appreciate the simple fact that elections and their outcome determine the structure and future… Read more »

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President Emmerson Mnangagwa (file photo).

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