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Burdened by disgrace

In February 2019 the Forum produced a report that documented 17 cases of rape and sexual assault and other violations during the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Union (ZCTU) organised stay-away between the 14th – 16th January 2019. The violations were allegedly perpetrated by the military and the police service. The basis of this paper is [...]

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From VIOLENCE through TOLERANCE to APPRECIATION

Press Statement Commemorating International Day For Tolerance 16 November 2019 The Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum (the Forum) joins the world in commemorating the International Day for Tolerance. This is a day set aside by the United Nations on 16 November to affirm the commitment to strengthening tolerance through encouraging mutual understanding for different cultures [...]

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Lamenting the State of Health Care in Zimbabwe

Press Statement Lamenting the State of Health Care in Zimbabwe 18 November 2019 The Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum (the Forum) is deeply concerned and appalled by the blatant disregard for labour rights of doctors who were recently fired by the Government for engaging in strike action for improved salaries and working conditions. The firing [...]

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“Who will Guard the Guards?” Statement on the Police Attack on Civilians on 20 November 2019

The Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum (the Forum) is disturbed by violent conduct of the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) officers against civilians and urges the authorities to sanction the officers who attacked civilians in violation of the Constitution of Zimbabwe. On 20 November 2019, supporters of the opposition Movement for Democratic Change Alliance (MDC-A) gathered [...]

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