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Alert: ZANU PF Intra-Party Violence in Epworth

The Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum (the Forum) has verified an outbreak of intra-party violence in ZANU PF, Epworth on 12 July 2018. The violence happened at the party’s Tembwe offices in Epworth, Ward 4. 13 people were injured. The clashes started at 10:00am and ended around 3:00pm. Witnesses reported that a group of ZANU [...]

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Statement on the Signing of the Peace Pledge by Political Leaders 27 June 2018 This year 2018, 26 June 2018 heralded a new era in our politics as 20 candidates participating in the 2018 Presidential election signed a Peace Pledge at a colourful event organized by the National Peace and Reconciliation Commission (NPRC). Coming on [...]

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The Forum Stands in Solidarity with Victims of Torture

The United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture serves as a reminder to the world that torture is a despicable crime and is universally denounced. It is a day that we honor, respect and support the victims and survivors of torture throughout the world. Today, the Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum joins [...]

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High Court Grants $17 000 to Victim of Police Brutality

Yesterday, 20 June 2018, the High Court of Zimbabwe granted Robson Pumero, a victim of police brutality, an award of $17 172.18 as damages for shock, pain and suffering against Marlborough CID Police Officers. The police officers are required to pay the amount in their own personal capacity. Pumero was represented by Mr. Kenias Shonhai [...]

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