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Text of report by London-based Zimbabwe independent SW Radio Africa on 24 February
[Report by Alex Bell: "Support Grows for Complete Overhaul of POSA"]
Support for the repressive Public Order and Security Act (POSA) to be completely overhauled is growing, as the countrywide process to consult the public on amendments to the act continues.
The Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Defence and Home Affairs is currently on a nationwide consultative process trying to garner public opinion on proposed amendments to POSA. This follows a private motion moved by MDC-T [Movement for Democratic Change-Tsvangirai] MP, Innocent Gonese in a private members bill last year. The proposed amendments …