Author Archive | dzikamai

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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CISOMM PRE-ELECTION REPORT 29 JULY 2013   Zimbabwe will be going to the polls on 31 July 2013. In the building up towards elections, three major processes required in terms of the electoral laws have taken place; that is: a)     the mobile voter registration, b)    nomination of candidates c)    the special voting.   As Civil [...]

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Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai’s Rejects 31 July Election Date

Today President Robert Mugabe has through the Presidential Powers [Temporary Measures] Act proclaimed 28 June 2013 as the date for the sitting of the nomination court and 31 July 2013 as the Election Day. In response to this proclamation, the Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai has issued a statement calling the proclamation an attack of the [...]

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Report: 2012 International Conference on Transitional Justice

Here, the Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum presents the report on the 2012 International Conference on Transitional Justice in Zimbabwe which took place from the 4th to the 6th of October 2012. The conference brought together various stakeholders to deliberate on the way forward for transitional justice in Zimbabwe. Since its inception in 1998, the Forum [...]

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Constitutionalising Transitional Justice

On 31 January 2013, the Parliamentary Select Committee (COPAC) published the final draft of the Zimbabwean Constitution with 345 sections.  There are many aspects of the draft that are relevant to Zimbabwe’s transitional justice discourse.  The Forum presents this brief analysis on the key issues related to transitional justice in Zimbabwe.  Please follow the link [...]

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