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Following the #ZimShutDown protests, massive arrests followed. A number of children were arrested for allegedly participating in looting, acts of arson and erecting barricades, among other activities.A total of 51 children who were arraigned in the Magistrates Court in Harare, Chitungwiza and Bulawayo. Several atrocities were committed against children at the point of arrest including [...]

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Statement to the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights at the 65th Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights

Honorable Chairperson, Commissioners; Heads of Government; civil society representatives; ladies and gentlemen. The Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum (the Forum) welcomes the opportunity to address you on the human rights situation in Zimbabwe at a time when Zimbabwe is on the Commission Agenda. The human rights situation in Zimbabwe has continued to deteriorate since the [...]

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2018 State of Human Rights Report Calls on the Government of Zimbabwe to Dismantle its Architecture of Violence

Harare 16 October 2019 Yesterday the Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum (the Forum) launched the 2018 State of Human Rights Report in Harare at Alliance Françoise at an event attended by media practitioners, civil society colleagues, development partners, academics, students and members of the development community among others. Dedicated to the 6 civilians who were [...]

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