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December 30, 1997 | From Associated Press
Jailed former President Kenneth D. Kaunda appeared before Zambia's High Court on Monday, but the hearing was adjourned after his lawyers sought more time to review government documents against him. Outside, supporters sang and waved banners behind a police cordon, demanding the release of Kaunda, who leads the nation's largest opposition coalition. Kaunda, 73, was arrested Christmas Day on suspicion of involvement in a failed Oct. 28 coup attempt.
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December 30, 1997 | From Associated Press
Jailed former President Kenneth D. Kaunda appeared before Zambia's High Court on Monday, but the hearing was adjourned after his lawyers sought more time to review government documents against him. Outside, supporters sang and waved banners behind a police cordon, demanding the release of Kaunda, who leads the nation's largest opposition coalition. Kaunda, 73, was arrested Christmas Day on suspicion of involvement in a failed Oct. 28 coup attempt.
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December 26, 1997 | From Associated Press
Former President Kenneth D. Kaunda was sent to prison Thursday after a three-hour standoff with heavily armed paramilitary police at his home early Christmas morning. Kaunda, 73, promptly began a hunger strike to protest his 28-day detainment without charges, which is permitted under a state of emergency declared by his successor, President Frederick Chiluba. Kaunda's incarceration was believed linked to a failed coup attempt Oct.
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December 26, 1997 | From Associated Press
Former President Kenneth D. Kaunda was sent to prison Thursday after a three-hour standoff with heavily armed paramilitary police at his home early Christmas morning. Kaunda, 73, promptly began a hunger strike to protest his 28-day detainment without charges, which is permitted under a state of emergency declared by his successor, President Frederick Chiluba. Kaunda's incarceration was believed linked to a failed coup attempt Oct.
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November 11, 1997 | From Times Wire Reports
Some of the soldiers arrested after a failed coup last month say they are being starved and beaten in jail and denied legal and medical aid, human rights investigators said. The investigators were allowed to interview a few of the men after twice being denied access, said Judge Lombe Chibesakunda, head of the state-appointed Human Rights Commission.
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November 11, 1997 | From Times Wire Reports
Some of the soldiers arrested after a failed coup last month say they are being starved and beaten in jail and denied legal and medical aid, human rights investigators said. The investigators were allowed to interview a few of the men after twice being denied access, said Judge Lombe Chibesakunda, head of the state-appointed Human Rights Commission.
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