Mukoko, who played a key role in monitoring and publicizing the violence that has occurred before and after the recent Zimbabwe presidential elections and the run-off elections [JURIST reports] that followed, was apprehended from her home on December 3 and held in an undisclosed location for several weeks because of her alleged involvement in Mugabe's opposition. Mukoko is accused of plotting to overthrow the government of Zimbabwe's President Mugabe. Rumors of mistreatment have alarmed human rights groups [OMCT press release] worldwide and compelled worldwide protest.
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