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Human Rights Situation Round-up

Human Rights Situation Update Welcome to our first human rights update for the month of August 2018.  This is the first update since the 2018 harmonized elections held on 30 July 2018.  This update covers the human rights situation pertaining in the country between 1 and 17 August 2018. Post Election Violence Monitoring Report Following [...]

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Alert on Rape, Murder and Assault in Mutoko East

The Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum (the Forum), following a report, visited Mutoko East, Ward 15 to meet with victims of post-election violence on 16 August 2018.  The Forum met with two adult victims who reported that they had been victimized for allegedly voting for MDC Alliance.  The victims reported that they were assaulted on [...]

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Alert: Harassment and Intimidation in Chitungwiza

On 17 August 2018, the Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum (Forum)  visited families of MDC Alliance supporters in Chitungwiza who have fled their homes after receiving threats of abduction and assault from unknown men. The targeted victims are 6 MDC Alliance agents who were deployed during the 30 July 2018 harmonised elections. 2 of the [...]

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Statement Following the excessive use of force by the Military in Harare

The Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum (the Forum) is outraged by the behaviour of the Zimbabwean government in unlawfully deploying the military in Harare yesterday, leading to the extra-judicial killing of three unarmed civilians, according to the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) statement, and several more injured. We extend our deepest condolences to the families of [...]

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