Author Archive | dzikamai

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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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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