Item Details

Beatrice Mtetwa and the Rule of Law [electronic resource]

Journeyman Pictures (Firm)
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Police beatings, an absence of common law, and a corrupt judiciary are the basis of a Zimbabwe human rights lawyer's work. Beatrice Mtetwa has been waging a David and Goliath battle to defend those jailed by the Mugabe government. This revealing documentary is a snapshot of Beatrice's life on the front line of a 20 year struggle as Zimbabwe's civil society crumbled beneath the Mugabe dictatorship.
Release Date
2013
Run Time
57 min.
Language
English
Rating
10 & up
Notes
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on May 02, 2014.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Contents
  • Zimbabwe Human Rights Champion (1:12)
  • Civic Abuses in Zimbabwe (2:07)
  • Zimbabwe's Rule of Law (2:03)
  • Exposing Regime Abuses (1:11)
  • Jestina's Case (3:53)
  • Zimbabwe Democratic Movement (1:35)
  • Zimbabwe Social Collapse (1:31)
  • Beatrice's Childhood (3:40)
  • Beatrice's Education (3:45)
  • Mugabe's Rise to Power (1:42)
  • Beginning Human Rights Work (Graphic) (2:30)
  • Women of Zimbabwe Arise (3:16)
  • Defending in a Corrupt State (1:58)
  • Mugabe Regime Threats (2:34)
  • Zimbabwe Farm Seizures (2:43)
  • Roy's Case (5:19)
  • Continuing Human Rights Work (2:37)
  • Elias' Case (Graphic) (3:23)
  • Gift's Case (3:28)
  • Andrew's Case (2:47)
  • Fighting for Zimbabwe's Democracy (1:30)
  • Zimbabwe Human Rights Responsibilities (0:31)
  • Credits: Beatrice Mtetwa and the Rule of Law (1:06)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2014], c2013.
Publisher no.
55972 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Description
1 streaming video file (57 min.) : sd., col.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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