Amnesty Secretary-General writes to Chair of the SADC

On Friday 20 June Amnesty International’s Secretary-General Irene Khan wrote an open letter to the Chair of the SADC (the Southern African Development Community) urging him to convene an emergency summit to discuss the deteriorating human rights situation in Zimbabwe.

The Secretary-General also called on the SADC to support the deployment of AU or UN human rights monitors to investigate alleged human rights violations and to urge the Government of Zimbabwe to respect human rights of its citizens.

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