Bellinda Chinowawa

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Bellinda Chinowawa, is a Lawyer from Zimbabwe. She has a wealth of experience in human rights litigation through the filing of cases in the superior courts of Zimbabwe, and before the African Commission on Human and People’s Rights. She holds an LLB degree from the University of Zimbabwe, an LL.M from Columbia University and an MSt. in international human rights law from the University of Oxford.

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International Law or Comity?  Exploring whether Grace Mugabe can successfully claim immunity for crimes committed on foreign soil.

Background Facts On 14 August 2017 various news sites reported that Grace Mugabe, the wife of President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe had assaulted a young woman. A court hearing to obtain a statement from Mrs Mugabe was scheduled for the 15th but she failed to appear. On the evening of the 16th the Government…

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