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Human Rights Activist Dewa Mavhinga Passes Away

Human Rights Watch has expressed deep sadness over the sudden death of its Southern Africa director and outspoken human rights activist Dewa Mavhinga. The cause of death is still unclear, but some publications have reported that he has succumbed to COVID-19 in South Africa. News of Mavhinga's demise sent shockwaves among civil rights, journalists, and opposition activists in southern Africa and beyond, with many using social media to send condolences. To get an intimate understanding of the important contribution Dewa Mavhinga made in Human Rights promotion and protection in the SADC region and the world let's invite the executive director of Human Rights Watch, Kenneth Roth to talk to us. Also joining us to share his insight on the significant work of Southern Africa Director of Human Rights Watch and outspoken human rights activist Dewa Mavhinga, is internationally renowned Zimbabwean journalist Hopewell Chin'ono. SOURCE: SABC NEWS

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