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  1. Mugabe bodyguards soon to hear about possible assault charges

    Posted May 17th 2009, 12:00am by Clifford Lo, Simon Parry

    ... they will be prosecuted over an alleged assault on two newspaper photographers. The Zimbabwean man and woman allegedly assaulted Colin Galloway and Tim O'Rourke on February 13 outside a house in Tai Po where ... during her stay in the city, but were not entitled to diplomatic immunity as they were not consular officials. Officers had cautioned the pair after the alleged assault and told them to contact ...

  2. Mugabe's wife given immunity over assault

    Posted Mar 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... requested diplomatic immunity. Mrs Mugabe, whose daughter Bona is a university student in Hong Kong, flew home to Zimbabwe before 42-year-old Jones reported the alleged assault two days after ... the complaint of assault, I realised I'd probably never see Grace Mugabe across a court of law.' Michael Vidler, the lawyer acting for Jones, argued that the cuts and bruises inflicted ...

  3. Advice sought in alleged assault by Mugabe's wife

    Posted Feb 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry A police report into an alleged assault by the wife of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe on a Hong Kong photographer has been sent to the Department of Justice to decide ... working for the newspaper- American Tim O'Rourke and Briton Colin Galloway- were allegedly assaulted nine days ago outside the Tai Po property by two men and a woman understood to be employed ...

  4. Mugabe's wife accused of assault on photographer during HK visit

    Posted Jan 19th 2009, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry Police are investigating an alleged assault on a newspaper photographer by the wife of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe while she was on a shopping trip to the city. Grace ... said. A Hong Kong police spokesman said the case had been classified as assault occasioning actual bodily harm. There had been no arrests. ...

  5. Alleged assault by Mugabe's wife may be on security video

    Posted Jan 20th 2009, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... said Jones. 'I have no idea if Mrs Mugabe can be brought back to Hong Kong if an assault case comes to court, but I am pleased to see that it's being looked into properly ...

  6. Lawyer raises doubts

    Posted Jun 09th 2009, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry The lawyer representing the photographers allegedly assaulted by bodyguards outside the Tai Po house where Bona Mugabe lives said last night: 'We are very concerned about this decision and we are taking advice from legal counsel.' Michael Vidler, who also represented Sinopix photo agency boss Richard Jones following his alleged assault by Grace Mugabe in January, ...

  7. Mugabe guards case queried by legislator

    Posted Jun 14th 2009, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... for an alleged assault on two newspaper photographers. In her letter, Margaret Ng Ngoi-yee, lawmaker for the legal sector, labels reports of the alleged assault 'disturbing' and calls ... assaulted Colin Galloway and Tim O'Rourke on February 13 outside the house where Bona Mugabe is living while studying at a Hong Kong university. But after a police investigation, the department ...

  8. Mugabe guards will not face court

    Posted Jun 09th 2009, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry The government has decided not to prosecute two bodyguards looking after the daughter of Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe who were accused of assaulting two photographers ... they were 'genuinely concerned for the safety of Miss Mugabe'. The two bodyguards, who have not been named, were accused of assaulting Colin Galloway and Tim O'Rourke on February 13 ...

  9. Mugabe buys HK$40m home in Tai Po: report

    Posted Feb 16th 2009, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... to complain that they had been assaulted by a man and woman apparently looking after the property, the paper said. The confrontation took place three weeks after an incident in which another ... by an African man in his 30s. His colleague, Tim O'Rourke, 45, said he was also assaulted. O'Rourke told the South China Morning Post yesterday that the man and an African woman aged about 30 ...

  10. Should HK give Mugabe a sanctuary?

    Posted Feb 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... don't appreciate the extent of the suffering this man has caused.' News of Mr Mugabe's reported purchase came exactly a month after his wife Grace was involved in an alleged assault ... the Mugabes' Hong Kong connections low-key disappeared further over the horizon nine days ago when two photographers working for the same paper were allegedly assaulted by two men and a woman ...




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