Johannesburg - Zimbabwe's High Court on Monday released
prominent human rights lawyer Beatrice Mtetwa on $500 bail, after more than a
week in prison in a case that has renewed criticism of President Robert
Mugabe's security forces.
High Court Judge Joseph Musakwa set aside an earlier
decision by a magistrate to deny Mtetwa bail.
"I am satisfied with the application by the appellant
and I set aside the ruling of the [lower] court," Musakwa said.