Zimbabwe constitution anniversary no cause for celebration

28 May 2014
<p>Legislation restricting internationally recognized human rights is still in place in Zimbabwe, one year after the new Constitution was signed into law promising improved civil liberties for all, Amnesty International said today.</p><p><span style="font-size: 1em; line-height: 1.5em;">''A year ago the people of Zimbabwe were celebrating a new Constitution which promised a much improved Declaration of Rights. Unfortunately, the government has since failed to amend or repeal all the laws rendered unconstitutional and continues to use these laws to repress people exercising their rights in Zimbabwe,'' said Deprose Muchena, Amnesty International’s Director of Southern Africa.</span></p>
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