By SOF Editor on Tue, 02/23/2010 - 11:50am
For the first time since an inclusive government was sworn into power a year ago, steps have been taken to amend security legislation that enabled the previous government to detain thousands of people.
Since the government of national unity came to power, the Cabinet made up of ministers from ZANU-PF and the Movement for Democratic Change has not repealed any repressive legislation. Nor has it been able to agree on a program to change the security and media laws that have long been criticized by pro-democracy groups.
But proposed legislation will soon be put to parliament to amend secu