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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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Alert: ZANU PF Intra-Party Violence in Epworth

The Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum (the Forum) has verified an outbreak of intra-party violence in ZANU PF, Epworth on 12 July 2018. The violence happened at the party’s Tembwe offices in Epworth, Ward 4. 13 people were injured. The clashes started at 10:00am and ended around 3:00pm. Witnesses reported that a group of ZANU [...]

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BEYOND THE PEACE PLEDGE…

Statement on the Signing of the Peace Pledge by Political Leaders 27 June 2018 This year 2018, 26 June 2018 heralded a new era in our politics as 20 candidates participating in the 2018 Presidential election signed a Peace Pledge at a colourful event organized by the National Peace and Reconciliation Commission (NPRC). Coming on [...]

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