Activists push S.Africa to try Zimbabwe rights crimes

published Mon, Mar 26 2012 07:24 GMT
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Rights activists began a legal bid on Monday to compel South Africa to investigate and prosecute citizens of neighbouring Zimbabwe suspected of crimes against humanity. The activists argue that South Africa is failing to meet its obligations in international law. A court ruling in their favour would cause a headache for South Africa, which could see its courts clogged with prosecutions and its diplomacy with the power-sharing government in Harare hobbled. ...

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