May 13, 2010
by Ximena Marinero
Zimbabwe Attorney General Johannes Tomana on Wednesday appealed the recent Supreme Court decision to acquit Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party treasurer and deputy agriculture minister-nominee Roy Bennett of terrorism and insurgency charges. Tomana alleged that Justice Chinembiri Bhunu ...[read more]
May 10, 2010
by Ximena Marinero
Zimbabwe's Supreme Court on Monday dismissed terrorism and other charges against Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party treasurer and deputy agriculture minister-nominee Roy Bennett. Bennett, a close ally of Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai ally and opponent of President Robert Mugabe, was... ...[read more]
January 25, 2010
by Ann Riley
Zimbabwe’s high court Monday struck out evidence from a key witness in the trial of Zimbabwe Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party treasurer and deputy agriculture minister-nominee Roy Bennett. Peter Michael Hitschmann was called as the attorney general’s main witness against Bennett... ...[read more]
November 9, 2009
by Haley Wojdowski
The trial of Zimbabwe Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party treasurer and deputy agriculture minister-nominee Roy Bennett began Monday, but was adjourned until Wednesday to allow Judge Chinembiri Bhunu to make a decision regarding the admissibility of evidence. Bennett's defense lawyer, Bea... ...[read more]
October 18, 2009
by Steve Czajkowski
Proceedings against Zimbabwe Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party treasurer and deputy agriculture minister-nominee Roy Bennett were delayed Saturday, after his lawyers requested more time to develop their defense. Bennett faces charges under Zimbabwe's Public Order and Security Act for un... ...[read more]
July 1, 2009
by Andrew Morgan
The lawyer for jailed Zimbabwe opposition cabinet member-designate Roy Bennett said Wednesday that his trial on terrorism charges will begin on October 13. Trust Maanda said that prosecutors have also revised the conditions of Bennett's bail, requiring him to report bi-monthly to police, rather... ...[read more]
March 12, 2009
by Jaclyn Belczyk
Zimbabwean authorities on Thursday released jailed Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party treasurer general and opposition cabinet member-designate Roy Bennett, one day after the nation's Supreme Court denied a state appeal to keep him in prison. Bennett, a top aide to MDC head Morgan Tsvan... ...[read more]
March 4, 2009
by Jay Carmella
The Zimbabwean attorney general's office on Wednesday appealed to the nation's Supreme Court a Tuesday High Court ruling ordering the release of Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party treasurer general and cabinet member-designate Roy Bennett. Bennett faces charges under Zimbabwe's... ...[read more]
February 16, 2009
by Devin Montgomery
Criminal proceedings against Zimbabwe Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party treasurer general and cabinet member-designate Roy Bennett were delayed Monday, as members of his party continued to protest his arrest. According to the MDC, Bennett faces charges under Zimbabwe's Public Order and... ...[read more]
February 15, 2009
by Devin Montgomery
Zimbabwe Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party treasurer general Roy Bennett has been indicted on terrorism and other charges, a lawyer for Bennett said Sunday. Bennett, who was scheduled to be sworn in as deputy agriculture minister in the country's new coalition government last week, is... ...[read more]

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