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Africa Human Rights Day: Harnessing the demographic dividend through investments in youth

The Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum (the Forum) joins the rest of the continent in commemorating Africa Human Rights Day. The day is commemorated annually on 21 October and provides an opportunity for Africans to reflect and recommit on the solemn declaration undertaken by the African leaders and the African people to promote and safeguard [...]

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Condolence message for Dr Zinhumwe

Dr Zinhumwe,Executive Director of the National Association of Non-Governmental Organisation (NANGO), passed on on Saturday 29 October 2016. The Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum pays its respect to Dr Zinhumwe in the message. Read more …Condolence Message, Cephas Zinhumwe

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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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