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Deteriorating water situation in Chitungwiza

Chitungwiza is  sitting on a health time bomb as the water situation continues to deteriorate amid the delayed onset of the rainy season and the effects of the El Nino induced drought.  A visit to Chitungwiza revealed that households that used to access tap water once are week are now accessing it once a fortnight [...]

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Organised Violence and Torture in Hopley

There have been reports of organised violence and torture in Hopley perpetrated by soldiers who were looking for one Svosve,the MDC-T youth Chairperson. The Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum interviewed three of the victims namely Davison Mangena, Vengai Chingoriwo both males and Tatenda Kadzitonge a female and wife of Svosve. Mangena and Chingoriwo were assaulted [...]

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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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