Author Archive | dzikamai

THE HUMAN RIGHTS COMMUNITY IN AFRICA CALLS ON AFRICAN LEADERS TO CREATE A STRONG REGIONAL CRIMINAL COURT FOR AFRICA

In the face of the withdrawal of African states from the International Criminal Court (ICC), Africa’s Human Rights Community has called upon African leaders to create a regional criminal court for Africa. From 7 to 8 November 2016, over 80 human rights organisations from Eastern and Southern Africa, which included the Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO [...]

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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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The Government of Zimbabwe Must Act on Xenophobia

15 April 2015 The Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum (the Forum) condemns in the strongest of terms the xenophobic attacks in South Africa affecting many African nationals, including Zimbabweans. The xenophobic attacks in South Africa date back to May 2008 when 62 people were killed. What is surprising is that the government of Zimbabwe has [...]

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Human Rights Activists Urge African Union to Resist Impunity

Human Rights activists in Zimbabwe have condemned a controversial decision by the African Union to exempt sitting heads of Sate from prosecution by a proposed human rights court and urged African Union member States to reject the impunity clause. Speaking at the Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum commemorations of the Africa Human Rights Day, Lloyd [...]

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World Day Against the Death Penalty

10 October 2014 The Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum joins the world in commemorating the World Day Against the Death Penalty. This is the 12th annual commemoration globally, since the launch of the 1st commemorations by the World Coalition Against the Death Penalty on 10 October 2003. 10 October is globally a date to advocate [...]

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