Mnangagwa Told to Release Rights Defenders, Journalists
22 September 2020
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Africans Rising, a consortium of social movements, NGOs, faith based groups and trade unions across Africa has written to President Emmerson Mnangagwa urging him to free political prisoners and journalists saying they pose no risk to his administration.

In a letter titled Decongesting prisons in Africa amidst COVID-19 pandemic, Africans Rising hailed Mnangagwa for releasing some of the prisoners in line with the World Health Organisation to decongest prisons but was quick to encourage him to consider human rights defenders and journalists saying their communities are worried about them.

Below is Africans Rising full letter….