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An examination of the vote in Hamonised July 2013 Election- RAU

Abstract This report is the complete version of the shortened paper that can also be found on the website [www.researchandadvocacyunit.org]. The central concern of the report is an attempt to fathom the source of the remarkable number of votes garnered by President Robert Mugabe and his ZANU PF party in the “harmonised” July 2013 election [...]

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Report of the Side Meeting: Zimbabwe – Human Rights Council Post-election Relations

Report of the Side Meeting: Zimbabwe – Human Rights Council Post-election Relations  Organized by CIVICUS, National Association of Non-Governmental Organizations (NANGO), Research and Advocacy Unit (RAU) and Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum on Thursday, 20 March, 2014, Palais de Nation Framing the discussion   The Moderator, Renate Bloem, CIVICUS UN Representative in Geneva, introduced the [...]

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Civil Society’s quest to be included in the U.S-Africa 2014 Summit

Copy of Letter to the President can be accessed here: Letter to Pres. Obama – US African Leaders Summit ———————————————————————————————————————————————————– President Barack Obama announced in January 2014 that the United States would host the first ever United States African Leaders Summit[1], scheduled to take place from August 5–6. The summit will provide a platform for U.S. [...]

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Contribution towards General Assembly Resolution 68/167 on Privacy

The Civil Society Section of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights recently  made a call for contributions in connection with the General Assembly Resolution 67/167 “The right to privacy in a digital age”. In response, the Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO forum made the following submissions. Zimbabwe Human Rights Forum OHCHR Submissions The Forum has [...]

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CSOs’ Mid-Term Report of the Universal Periodic Review Process

Attached is the Zimbabwe Civil Society Organisations’ Mid-Term Report of the Universal Periodic Review Process was compiled by Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights, Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum with the National Association on Non-Governmental Organisations assisting in convening at least 51 organisations who participated in the process of drafting the report. The mid term stakeholders [...]

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