ZCTU leaders’ trial set for 27 August 2008

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 REMINDER-ZCTU leaders' trial set for  27 August 2008

Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) leaders, President Lovemore Matombo and Secretary-General Wellington Chibebe, who are facing allegations of communicating falsehoods and inciting the public to rise against the government', are set to be tried at the Harare Magistrate Court on Wednesday  27 August 2008.

The ZCTU leaders are on Z$20 billion bail that was granted by High Court on 19 May 2008 after they were arrested following comments they made at Dzivaresekwa Stadium while addressing workers on Workers Day, on May 1, 2008.

As part of the conditions for granting bail, the two are being barred from addressing any political gathering until this matter is finalized. They were also ordered to reside at their given home addresses and not to interfere with any state witnesses.

Last Tarabuku

Acting Information Officer

Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions

P.O Box 3549

Harare, Zimbabwe

Telephone 263-4-794702/794742

Cell 263 11 620 231

Fax 263-4- 728484

E-mail [email protected]

Website www.zctu.co.zw

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