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Zimbabwe Court Acquits Human Rights Lawyer

A judge in Zimbabwe has freed a prominent human rights lawyer Tuesday who was facing charges of obstructing justice.  Beatrice Mtetwa, the head of Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights, was arrested in March after she asked police raiding her client’s place to produce a search warrant. The Harare Magistrate’s court granted Beatrice Mtetwa’s request to drop the charges saying state prosecutors did not present evidence to support their case against her. The chairwoman of Zimbabwe...

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