Author Archive | dzikamai

VIOLENCE AND HATE SPEECH IN THE MDC-T MUST BE INVESTIGATED

The Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum (the Forum) condemns the violence and hate speech that characterised the burial of former Prime Minister of Zimbabwe and MDC-T founding President Morgan Tsvangirai. At a time when Zimbabwe is supposed to mourn the death of the peoples’ hero, and preaching the values of peace, tolerance and non-violence, the [...]

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New Appointments and the Forum

PRESS RELEASE NEW APPOINTMENTS AT THE ZIMBABWE HUMAN RIGHTS NGO FORUM On 22 August 2017, the Forum held its Annual General Meeting in Harare. The AGM made the following appointments. Board Chairperson – Jestina Mukoko Jestina Mukoko is the Executive Director of the Zimbabwe Peace Project (ZPP). ZPP is a not-for-profit organisation which works for [...]

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ZimRights and the Forum Condemn Police Torture in Gutu

As the government of Zimbabwe rejects the recommendation by member states to ratify the UN Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment (UNCAT) and its Optional Protocol , police officers continue to torture citizens. Anna Masuka of Ngundu Village in Gutu South Constituency, under Chief Nyamande was subjected to inhuman and degrading [...]

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Government of Zimbabwe Advised to Find Dzamara

Geneva, UN The Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum (the Forum) has today called on the Government of Zimbabwe to investigate the whereabouts of Itai Dzamara who was abducted on 9 March 2015. The call was made in a joint statement with the World Alliance for Citizen Participation (CIVICUS) at the 34th Session of the UN [...]

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