Category Archives: Legal Judicial

Mozambique: Two Journalists Attacked On Same Night

Maputo — Two journalists were attacked on Sunday night, one in the southern province of Inhambane, and one in the northern city of Nampula, according to the Mozambican chapter of the regional press freedom body, MISA (Media Institute of Southern Africa…

Mozambique: 368,000 People Displaced in Northern and Central Mozambique

Maputo — The attacks by islamist terrorists in the northern Mozambican province of Cabo Delgado, and by the self-styled “Renamo Military Junta” in the central provinces of Manica and Sofala, have displaced more than 368,000 people from their homes, acc…

Mozambique: Mozambican Judges Accused of Harassing Lawyers

Maputo — The chairperson of the Mozambican Bar Association (OAM), Duarte Casimiro, on Monday accused the country’s judiciary of harassing lawyers.Speaking at a ceremony to mark Mozambican Lawyers’ Day, Casimiro said recently lawyers have suffered intim…

Mozambique: Vehicle Attacked in Palma

Maputo — A group of armed men, presumed to be islamist terrorists, attacked a passenger vehicle on Saturday morning in Palma district, in the northern Mozambican province of Cabo Delgado, according to a report in Monday’s issue of the independent newss…

Mozambique: Mozambican Human Trafficker Slapped With 12-Year Jail Term

Mangochi — A 28-year-old Mozambican national, Jafali Pedro has been sentenced to a 12-year jail term in Mangochi for trafficking minors contrary to Section 15 (1) of the Trafficking in Persons Act.Mangochi Senior Resident Magistrate Court handed down t…

Mozambique: Defence Ministry Denies Amnesty International Claims

Maputo — The Mozambican Defence Ministry has denied the claims made by the human rights organization Amnesty International that members of the defence and security forces have tortured prisoners and committed other serious abuses in the northern province of Cabo Delgado, where they are fighting acts of terrorism from a group connected to the international