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ZimRights and the Forum Condemn Police Torture in Gutu

As the government of Zimbabwe rejects the recommendation by member states to ratify the UN Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment (UNCAT) and its Optional Protocol , police officers continue to torture citizens. Anna Masuka of Ngundu Village in Gutu South Constituency, under Chief Nyamande was subjected to inhuman and degrading [...]

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Government of Zimbabwe Advised to Find Dzamara

Geneva, UN The Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum (the Forum) has today called on the Government of Zimbabwe to investigate the whereabouts of Itai Dzamara who was abducted on 9 March 2015. The call was made in a joint statement with the World Alliance for Citizen Participation (CIVICUS) at the 34th Session of the UN [...]

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Red Flag over Bikita West Political Violence

The Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum (the Forum) condemns in the strongest of terms the electoral violence that is taking place in Bikita West ahead of the parliamentary by-elections due on 21 January 2017. Read the full statement Bikita West Statement

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Vacancy Notice 02/17

We are looking for a Finance and Admin Officer. For more information on the opening, please download the Vacancy Notice 02/17 Vacancy Notice 02 of 2017 [FO]. Deadline in 25 January 2017.

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November 2016 Organised Violence and Torture Report

The month of November witnessed 31 new cases of OVT comprising of abduction, rape, torture, arson, assault, displacement, arbitrary detention and violation of freedom of association, assembly and freedom to demonstrate and petition. State agents (CIO, ZNA and ZRP) continue to be the main perpetrators of OVT accounting for 68% of the violations followed by [...]

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