Health workers in Zimbabwe get bail

By Andy Rice 13 September 2010

The six health workers arrested in Zimbabwe on Thursday on charges of treating Aids patients without possessing the required licences to do were released on bail on Monday. Their bail was set at $200 each, and their next court date is set for 27 September. There appears to be more to their arrest than meets the eye, as the church organisation that the health workers were sponsored by has been operating in Zimbabwe for more than 10 years, and the question of licensing has never arisen before. Read more: AP, via the New York Times


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