Jailed Senator Dariye co-sponsors a motion from prison
29 April 2019 | 3:42 pm
Jailed Senator Dariye co-sponsors a motion from prison.
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Sara Rogel, sentenced to three decades in prison for undergoing an abortion, leaves Zacatecoluca Penal Center in El Salvador after almost nine years behind bars.
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Jeffrey Moyo, a Zimbabwean freelance reporter for the New York Times, walks out of prison after he was granted bail three weeks following his arrest over claims he helped two foreign colleagues enter the country fraudulently. The New York Times had said at the time of Moyo's detention that the paper was "deeply concerned" by his arrest. "Jeffrey is a widely respected journalist with many years of reporting experience in Zimbabwe and his detainment raises troubling questions about the state of press freedom in Zimbabwe," it had added in a statement.
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