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Zimbabwe Court Strikes Down Criminal Defamation Law

Zimbabwe's Constitutional Court has struck down a criminal defamation law that had led to hundreds of journalists being arrested in past years.  Justices from Zimbabwe’s Constitutional Court unanimously struck down the criminal defamation law after an official from the attorney general's office, Venrandah Munyoro, was forced to concede the legislation had no place in a democracy. She refused to speak to journalists after the ruling. "No, I am not allowed to...

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