Obey Shava
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Known forHuman Rights Lawyer

Obey Shava is a Zimbabwean Legal Practitioner,Notary Public, Conveyancer, Theologian and Human Rights Lawyer. In 2016, he was received the Human Rights Lawyer of the year award in Zimbabwe.

Shava is known for representing social and political activists under the Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR) NGO.

Notable cases

  • Martha O'Donovan case: Shava represented Martha who was arrested for undermining the authority of the then president of Zimbabwe,Robert Mugabe.


  1. ZHLR, Twitter, Published: June 2, 2021, Retrieved: June 2, 2021