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Alert on the abduction of Kudakwashe Kambakunje

On 27 September 2016 around 10.30 pm, Kudakwashe Kambakunje, the National Vendors’ Union of Zimbabwe (NAVUZ) Central Business District Chairperson, was abducted by six (6) suspected state security agents from his market stall at corner Chinhoyi and Kwame Nkruma Streets. The abductors were driving two unmarked twin cab vehicles and three unmarked Toyota Chaser vehicles. During [...]

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Violence in Harare CBD

  The Forum undertook a monitoring visit in the Harare central business district, after receiving news of social unrest in the central business district of Harare. The Forum confirmed that there were youth groups, assumed by some to be Tajamuka activists and by others to be ZANU PF youths, who were destroying private and public [...]

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Abduction and Torture of Sylvanos Mudzvova

On 12 September 2016 at around 10:45pm, about six alleged state security agents wielding guns broke into the home of Sylvanos Mudzvova (38), in Crowborough, Harare, from where they abducted him in full view of his wife and children. Sylvanos is the acting #Tajamuka/Sesijikile spokesperson. He was blindfolded with sackcloth and bundled into the abductors’ [...]

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Organised Violence in Epworth

The Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum (the Forum) has received reports of politically motivated violence in Epworth where alleged ZANU PF youths were moving in four trucks at around 2300 hours on 10 September assaulting individuals perceived to have participated in protest marches. The perpetrators were moving door to door in some cases forcing entrance [...]

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Victory Alert

  The Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum represented 28 Murehwa families that were facing eviction. In October 2015 the Forum attended court in Murehwa in defense of the clients who were at the verge of eviction. The Forum obtained an order by consent which among other things stated that, “the 1st to the 28th Defendants [...]

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