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#ZimShutdown Update for 21 January 2019

21 January 2019 In Brief Monday 21 January 2019 was generally quiet in the beginning but activity increased as the the day progressed across the country. In the seemingly calm normal business day, state violence against civil society, labour, opposition and residents continued. On a brighter note, the High Court set aside the government’s directive [...]

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High Court sets aside internet shut down directives

MISA Zimbabwe Communique 21 January 2019 High Court judge Justice Owen Tagu on 21 January 2019 ruled that the Minister of State in the President’s Office Responsible for National Security does not have the authority to issue any directives in terms of the Interception of Communications Act. This means that the directives issued by Minister [...]

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#ZimShutdown Violations Updates

20 January 2019 Shutdown Violations Updates in Brief On the Abduction of Obert Masaraure Mr. Obert Masaraure, President of ARTUZ who was abducted on Friday 18 January 2019 around 1am, was later dumped at Harare Central Police Station.  He was badly tortured.  He has since been remanded in custody to the 25th of January 2019.  [...]

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ZIMRIGHTS AND FIDH CALL FOR NATIONAL DIALOGUE, END TO HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS IN ZIMBABWE

Thursday, January 19, 2018. Harare – THE Zimbabwe Human Rights Association (ZimRights) and the International Federation of Human Rights (FiDH) condemn in the strongest terms the Zimbabwean government’s increasing authoritarian tendencies in response to citizen grievances on the worsening state of the economy. The violent response of the security forces following the call for a [...]

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