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#Zimbabwe coup leaders must respect section 50 of the contitution
18 Nov 2017 at 21:18hrs | Views
Observance of Detained Persons' Constitutional Rights Legal watchdog, Veritas, this week said while the military has emphasised their respect for the Constitution, this respect must extend to the whole charter, including those provisions that protect the rights of arrested or detained persons.
"The military authorities must therefore ensure that ministers and party members who have been detained are accorded their rights under section 50 of the Constitution, in particular that they are treated humanely and with respect for their inherent dignity; permitted access to their lawyers and medical practitioners and brought before a court within 48 hours after they were detained," said Veritas.
Source - dailynews