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High Court Grants $17 000 to Victim of Police Brutality

Yesterday, 20 June 2018, the High Court of Zimbabwe granted Robson Pumero, a victim of police brutality, an award of $17 172.18 as damages for shock, pain and suffering against Marlborough CID Police Officers. The police officers are required to pay the amount in their own personal capacity. Pumero was represented by Mr. Kenias Shonhai [...]

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The Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum (the Forum) joins all Zimbabweans and the rest of the world in commemorating World Press Freedom Day. In any democracy, the role of the press is critical as it fulfills its normative roles of educating, entertaining and informing citizens such that they can make informed decisions about their lives. [...]

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Outcry over Erosion of Workers’ Rights in the ‘New Dispensation.’

Thousands of workers yesterday, along with their trade unions and non-governmental organisations, put up a united front and thronged Dzivarasekwa Stadium for the International Workers’ Day commemorations where they lashed out at government for violating labour rights. Organised by the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU), the celebrations came a few weeks after nurses were [...]

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Response to the ZRP’s Call for Peaceful Polls 24 April 2018 The Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum (The Forum) welcomes the statement by the Zimbabwe Republic Police’s (ZRP) ‘Call for Peaceful Polls’ published in the Herald on 24 April 2018. The Forum acknowledges the setting up of a specialised operation for the 2018 harmonised elections [...]

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