Constitution Watch

CONSTITUTION WATCH 5/2016

[25th January 2016]

Death Penalty Cases in the Constitutional Court this Week

1 Carrying out death sentences is unconstitutional

   2 Life imprisonment without parole unconstitutional

Date:          Wednesday 27th January 2016

CONSTITUTION WATCH 4/2016

[20th January 2016]

Veritas Wins Court Case Against Child Marriage

Constitutional Court Decides Marriage under 18 Unconstitutional

CONSTITUTION WATCH 3/2016

[12th January 2016]

Constitutional Court Hearings Wednesday 13th January

The Constitutional Court court-roll for tomorrow, Wednesday 13th January, has become available since we sent out Constitution Watch 1/2016 and 2/1016.  The only cases on the roll are the two cases by Veritas brought by Veritas that were notified in those two bulletins. 

CONSTITUTION WATCH 2/2016

[10th January 2016]

Constitutional Court Case To implement Section 210 of the Constitution To Set Up an Independent Mechanism

to Deal with Complaints against Police and Security Services

 

Date:              Wednesday 13th January 2016

CONSTITUTION WATCH 1/2016

[8th January 2016]

Constitutional Court Death Penalty Case:

To Seek Relief for Long-Term Death-Row Prisoners

Date:         Wednesday 13th January 2016

Venue:      Constitutional Court, Mashonganyika Building, Samora Machel Avenue, Harare (next to High Court building)

CONSTITUTION WATCH 18/2015

[29th October 2015]

Postponement of Constitutional Challenge to Death Penalty

Yesterday an important case on the constitutionality of the death penalty, Chariwa & 14 Others v Minister of Justice & Others (CCZ 47/2015), could not be heard by the Constitutional Court because the Court’s time was taken up by an earlier case on the roll.

CONSTITUTION WATCH 17/2015

[26th October 2015]

Reminder: Death Penalty Challenge in the Constitutional Court

Wednesday 28th October

Everyone who is concerned about the Death Penalty is urged to attend the court hearing

The court hearing will start at 9.30 at the Constitutional Court – Cnr. Samora Machel Ave and Third St.

CONSTITUTION WATCH 16/2015

[19th October 2015]

Death Penalty Challenges in the Constitutional Court - Wednesday 21st and Wednesday 28th October

 

On Wednesday 21st October the Constitutional Court is due to hear two cases, one on the constitutionality of the death penalty and the other on the constitutionality of “whole life” imprisonment. 

CONSTITUTION WATCH 15/2015

[15th July 2015]

Aligning Laws with the Constitution

The Criminal Procedure and Evidence Amendment Bill (Part 2)

Introduction

CONSTITUTION WATCH 14/2015

[15th July 2015]

Aligning Laws with the Constitution

The Criminal Procedure and Evidence Amendment Bill (Part 1)

Introduction

CONSTITUTION WATCH 13/2015

[26th June 2015]

The Constitutional Right to Water

Introduction

Since time immemorial it has been acknowledged that water is important for people to lead their lives in human dignity.  Water is a prerequisite for the realisation of other fundamental human rights too, like the right to health and the right to a safe and clean environment.

CONSTITUTION WATCH 12/2015

[25th June 2015]

A Call for Zimbabwe to Adopt the CAT

[The Convention Against Torture]

Introduction

CONSTITUTION WATCH 11/2015

[22nd June 2015]

Constitution Section 210

Independent Mechanism for Complaints against Security Services

Introduction

CONSTITUTION WATCH 10/2015

[5th June 2015]

Reintroduction of the Death Penalty

Introduction

CONSTITUTION WATCH 8/2015

[3rd June 2015]

The Constitution, the Army and the Street Vendors

 

Introduction

CONSTITUTION WATCH 7/2015

[2nd June 2015]

Public Interviews of Candidates for Appointment to

Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission and Zimbabwe Media Commission

CONSTITUTION WATCH 6/2015

[4th May 2015]

“Bringing our Constitution to Life”

Aligning Laws with the Constitution:  a Progress Report  [Part 2]

Introduction

CONSTITUTION WATCH 5/2015

[25th April 2015]

“Bringing our Constitution to Life”

Aligning Laws with the Constitution:  a Progress Report [Part 1]

Introduction

CONSTITUTION WATCH 4/2015

[23rd April 2015]

“Bringing our Constitution to Life”

Veritas’ Zimbabwe Constitution App

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