Author Archive | dzikamai

SIGNING OF AFRICAN CHARTER ON DEMOCRACY PROGRESSIVE BUT…

27 March 2018 The Media Institute of Southern Africa- Zimbabwe, (MISA) the Zimbabwe Human Rights Association (ZIMRIGHTS) and the Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum (the Forum) welcome the signing of the African Charter on Democracy, Elections and Governance (ACDEG) by Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa on 21 March 2018 on the sidelines of the recent African [...]

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Alert on continuation of Doctors’ Strike

The Zimbabwe Hospital Doctors Association (ZHDA) yesterday 13 March released a Press Statement that they are continuing with the strike, which is now on day 14, until all their demands are met. While expressing concern over “the closure of almost all central hospitals, children’s units, provincial hospitals and cessation of emergency life-saving procedures”, the ZHDA [...]

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ZRP Torture Victim Battles for Life

The Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum (the Forum) condemns in the strongest terms the detention and torture of Evans Gogo (33) at the hands of the police following the violence that rocked Harare Central Police Station, leading to the shooting that claimed two lives on 23 February 2018. Gogo was severely assaulted by the police [...]

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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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