HC Deb 27 June 1984 vol 62 cc485-6W
58. Dr. Mawhinney

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he has made representations to the Zimbabwe Government seeking the release of Bishop Muzorewa.

Mr. Rifkind

Bishop Muzorewa is a Zimbabwean citizen and we have no formal standing in his case. However, the Zimbabwean authorities are aware of the concern felt in this country over his detention. I discussed it with the Zimbabwe Minister for Home Affairs in April. We understand that the bishop's case is to go before the review tribunal again soon, probably next month

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