Urgent Action: Activist and opposition members charged with treason

Activist Rashid Mahiya and Members of Parliament with the opposition, Joanna Mamombe and Charlton Hwende were arrested on different dates in Zimbabwe. All three have been charged with ‘subverting a constitutional government’ which attracts a sentence of more than 20 years in prison. This charge is in connection with a three-day national shutdown called for on 14-16 January in protest against a hike in fuel prices.

Take action.




Please write urgently in your own words or using the template letter included in English to:


Emmerson Mnangagwa
Munhumutapa Building
Corner Sam Nujoma / Samora Machel 
Harare, Zimbabwe
Email: info@opc.gov.zw
Salutation: Your Excellency


And copies to:

Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs 
Mr Ziyambi Ziyambi 
New Government Complex Building, 
1st Floor, C Block, Office C213, 
Corner Simon Vengai Muzenda Street and Central Avenue
Harare, Zimbabwe 
Whatsapp: +263 712 802285 
Fax: +263 242 772999 


Also send copies to diplomatic representatives accredited to your country.

His Excellency Col (Rtd) Christian M. Katsande Embassy of the Republic of Zimbabwe Zimbabwe House 429 Strand WC2R 0JR 020 7836 7755 Fax 020 7379 1167 Telexes 262014/262115 zimlondon@zimfa.gov.zw zimebassy@zimlondon.gov.zw www.zimlondon.gov.zw

Please check with your section before sending appeals after the above date.


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