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120 days and counting: Political persecution in Zimbabwe – the case of Job Sikhala, Godfrey Sithole and others
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Politics and Society 120 days and counting: Political persecution in Zimbabwe – the case of Job Sikhala, Godfrey Sithole and others

Job Sikhala and Godfrey Sithole, opposition MPs, together with 14 other Nyatsime residents have now spent more than 120 days in pre-trial detention. Despite bail being a constitutional right in Zimbabwe, the courts have denied the accused bail five times, raising concerns that they have become victims of political persecution.