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South Africa Pushed to Hear Zimbabwe Torture Case

South Africa’s Supreme Court of Appeal is hearing a landmark case that could radically change the human rights scene in Southern Africa.  A legal advocacy group is pushing for South Africa to try a torture case from neighboring Zimbabwe.  The lawyers say South Africa is bound as a member of the International Criminal Court to prosecute crimes against humanity in its region.  The court’s decision could open the door for more such cases.    The case that lawyers are ...

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