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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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THE HUMAN RIGHTS COMMUNITY IN AFRICA CALLS ON AFRICAN LEADERS TO CREATE A STRONG REGIONAL CRIMINAL COURT FOR AFRICA

In the face of the withdrawal of African states from the International Criminal Court (ICC), Africa’s Human Rights Community has called upon African leaders to create a regional criminal court for Africa. From 7 to 8 November 2016, over 80 human rights organisations from Eastern and Southern Africa, which included the Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO [...]

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Rights forum: Violence nears pre-2008 levels

THE Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum has likened the on-going crackdown against political activists to the violence which characterized the contentious 2008 elections and left hundreds of opposition supporters either with infirmity or dead. In its September report, the Forum revealed that 117 people fell victim to organised violence and torture last month. At least [...]

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