Zimbabwe’s political terrain continues to be defined by violence. As preparations for the 2018 harmonized elections gather momentum, cases of inter party violence were reported and documented. The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) and the Zimbabwe African National Union- Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF) were reported as the main perpetrators of violence. The country is currently under threats [...]
The Zimbabwe social, political and economic situation remains fragile, which has a debilitating effect on citizens’ livelihood and well-being. As the country moves towards the 2018 elections, stakes have risen and structures of violence are beginning to emerge. The Bikita West by- election pointed to potential violence in the upcoming 2018 presidential elections. The by-election [...]
This report presents an update of Organised Violence and Torture in Zimbabwe for the month of October 2016. Read more …Organised Violence & Torture Report
The month of June saw the levels of organised violence being sustained with little indication that the
Government of National Unity (GNU) was committed to ending human rights violations in the country.
This report comes a year after the 27 June 2008 Presidential Election Run-off that saw some of the worst politically motivated violence the country has witnessed since independence…