David Cote to observe the trial in the case of The State versus Farai Maguwu in Zimbabwe

The ICJ has asked David Cote, Head of the strategic litigation unit at Lawyers for Human Rights, to  observe the bail application in the matter of The State versus Farai Maguwu (photo) in the High Court of Zimbabwe.

Mr. Farai Maguwu, a respected human rights defender was arrested soon after a confidential meeting held on 25 May 2010 with the Kimberley Process Monitor for Zimbabwe, Mr. Abbey Chikane, to discuss human rights abuses and the rampant smuggling of Marange diamonds.

Zimbabwe-trial case Maguwu-web story-2010 (full text in English, PDF)

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