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Zambia: Zambia: Trial of activists for protesting government spending an affront to justice

Source: Amnesty International Country: Zambia
The trial of six human rights defenders and activists - including well-known Zambian musician Pilato – simply for taking part in a peaceful protest against exorbitant government spending on fire trucks is politically-motivated and an affront to justice, said Amnesty International, as their hearing resumes in the Lusaka Magistrate’s Court today. The six were charged with disobeying a lawful order after marching on parliament on 29 September 2017 against wh

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