CCJP Bemoans Fear, Vote-buying and Intimation in the June 10 By-Elections

The Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace in Zimbabwe has issued its post by-election statement bemoaning fear, vote-buying and intimidation of voters. The statement was published in the Newsday of 1 July 2015.  It is signed by Arch-Bishop Alex Muchabaiwa who is the Chairperson of CCJP. The statement notes some election-related irregularities.  CCJPZ dispatched a [...]

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26 June 2015 Statement

This is the statement on the 26 June United Nations (UN) International Day in Support of Victims of Torture. The global theme for this year’s commemoration is the Right to Rehabilitation (R2R). Survivors of torture have a right to rehabilitation, justice, remedy and the right to know the truth regarding the facts surrounding their torture. Read more …RIGHT [...]

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‘Most Zimbabweans victim of State torture tactics’

THE majority of Zimbabwe’s population, estimated at around 13 million people, has been tortured by State security apparatus in one way or the other and required some form of compensation, renowned human rights lawyer Alec Muchadehama has said. Muchadehama, who is a member of the Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO-Forum, told NewsDay yesterday that the country [...]

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Zanu PF supporters to pay MDC-T activist $3 500 damages

Seven Mt Darwin Zanu PF activists, who terrorised opposition supporters in the run-up to the 2008 presidential election run-off, have been ordered to pay $3 500 compensation to an MDC-T activist after they were sued for damages. Harare High Court judge Justice Mary Zimba-Dube granted Albert Danga a default judgment on June 3, against Weston [...]

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