Death Penalty

World Day Against the Death Penalty 2018

THE WORLD DAY AGAINST THE DEATH PENALTY

[10th October 2018]

Conditions of Detention for People Sentenced to Death

Today, the 10th October, is the World Day Against the Death Penalty.

The World Day Against the Death Penalty is commemorated annually on this day to highlight the plight of those who have been denied the most essential human right of all, the right to life, by the justice system.

This Year’s Theme

First Applicants' Founding Affidavit in Chawira & 13 Others v Minister of Justice & 2 Others

FIRST APPLICANT’S FOUNDING AFFIDAVIT

I, CUTHBERT TAPUWANASHE CHAWIRA do hereby make oath and state that:-

I am the First Applicant in this matter.  The facts I depose hereto are fully within my knowledge and to the best of my belief true and correct.  To the extent that I make many averments of law and research, I do so, on the basis of advice from counsel which advice I fully accept. 

Constitution Watch 5-2016

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

Applicants' Supplementary Heads of Argument in Makoni v The Commissioner of Prisons and Another

IN THE CONSTITUTIONAL COURT OF ZIMBABWE HELD AT HARARE

In the matter between:-

OBADIAH MAKONI                                                                         APPLICANT

and

THE COMMISSIONER OF PRISONS                                                  1ST RESPONDENT

MINISTER OF JUSTICE, LEGAL & PARLIAMENTARY AFFAIRS            2ND RESPONDENT

APPLICANT’S SUPPLEMENTARY HEADS OF ARGUMENT

Applicant's Heads of Argument in Makoni v The Commissioner of Prisons and Another

IN THE CONSTITUTIONAL COURT OF ZIMBABWE  HELD AT HARARE

 

In the matter between:-

 

OBADIAH MAKONI                                                                       APPLICANT

 

AND

 

THE COMMISSIONER OF PRISONS                                                         1ST RESPONDENT

THE MINISTER OF JUSTICE, LEGAL & PARLIAMENTARY AFFAIRS           2ND RESPONDENT

 

Applicant's Founding Affidavit in Makoni v The Commissioner of Prisons and Another

IN THE CONSTITUTIONAL COURT OF ZIMBABWE HELD AT HARARE

 

In the matter between:-

 

OBEDIAH MAKONI                                                                        APPLICANT

AND

THE COMMISSIONER OF PRISONS & CORRECTIONAL SERVICE                          1ST RESPONDENT

THE MINISTER OF JUSTICE, LEGAL & PARLIAMENTARY AFFAIRS                     2ND RESPONDENT

 

Applicants' Consolidated Heads of Argument in Makoni v The Commissioner of Prisons and Another

IN THE CONSTITUTIONAL COURT OF ZIMBABWE HELD AT HARARE

 

In the matter between:-

OBADIAH MAKONI                                                                                                         APPLICANT

AND

THE COMMISSIONER OF PRISONS                                                                            1ST RESPONDENT

THE MINISTER OF JUSTICE, LEGAL & PARLIAMENTARY AFFAIRS                               2ND RESPONDENT

Applicants' Answering Affidavit Makoni v The Commissioner of Prisons and Another

IN THE CONSTITUTIONAL COURT OF ZIMBABWE HELD AT HARARE

In the matter between:-

OBADIAH MAKONI                                                                       APPLICANT

AND

THE COMMISSIONER OF PRISONS                                                             1ST RESPONDENT

THE MINISTER OF JUSTICE, LEGAL & PARLIAMENTARY AFFAIRS                2ND RESPONDENT

APPLICANT’S ANSWERING AFFIDAVIT

Amended Draft Order in Makoni v The Commissioner of Prisons and Another

IN THE CONSTITUTIONAL COURT OF ZIMBABWE  HELD AT HARARE

In the matter between:-

OBEDIAH MAKONI                                                                        APPLICANT

AND

THE COMMISSIONER OF PRISONS & CORRECTIONAL SERVICE            1ST RESPONDENT

THE MINISTER OF JUSTICE, LEGAL & PARLIAMENTARY AFFAIRS        2ND RESPONDENT

 

AMENDED DRAFT ORDER

Applicants' Founding Affidavit in Ndlovu & Another v Minister of Justice & Another

I, FARAI LAWRENCE NDLOVU do hereby make oath and state that:-

I am the First Applicant in this matter.  The facts I depose hereto are fully within my knowledge and to the best of my belief true and correct.  Where I make averments of law, I do so, on the basis of advice from counsel which advice I fully accept. 

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