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ZCTU MEMBERS ARRESTED AHEAD OF ANTI-GOVT PROTEST AS COURT HEARS CHALLENGE OF DEMO BAN

  The Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum has today (the 11th of October) received reports on the arrest of over forty-five (45) Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Union (ZCTU) members in Harare, Mutare, Masvingo and Gweru to deter them from proceeding with the peaceful protest  against government’s disastrous fiscal and monetary policies. The ZCTU Harare Organising [...]

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2018 Post-Election Violence Monitoring Report (Updated)

Following a relatively peaceful 30 July 2018 plebiscite, protests broke out in Harare on 1 August 2018. Crowds besieged the entrance into Rainbow Towers Hotel where ZEC had established its command centre. Protesters demanded the release of the results of the presidential elections. As the police drove protesters from the Rainbow Towers, military vehicles were [...]

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Zimbabwe Commemorates the International Day of Peace

“Peace is the most urgent item on humanity’s agenda.” These words by H. B. Danesh remain true for the world but most importantly for Zimbabweans still trying to recover from the 2018 post-election violence. On 21 September 2018, on the International Day of Peace, Zimbabwe gets the opportunity to reflect on what can be done [...]

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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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