Mordecai P Mahlangu

To those of you who care about human rights, the rule of law and human decency:

I was one of the lawyers assaulted by Mugabe's thugs in Harare on 8 May 2007.

Our crime: we sought to present to the minister of justice and commissioner of police a petition by Zimbabwe lawyers protesting the unlawful arrest and detention of two of our colleagues, and the defiance by the police of court orders requiring their release and declaring their arrest and detention unlawful.

We more