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Statement On the United Nations International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances

The Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum (the Forum) joins the world in commemorating the UN International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances on 30 August 2017. Enforced disappearance is used as a strategy to spread terror within society. According to Article 2 of the International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced [...]

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Indiscriminate Arrest and Assault of Vendors

The Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum (the Forum) is concerned by the unwarranted clampdown on vendors by the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) in Harare Central Business District that has resulted in the arbitrary arrest and torture of vendors. Arbitrary arrest, torture, and the propensity of the ZRP officers to use brutal force on citizens is [...]

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PRESS STATEMENT ON THE UNITED NATIONS WORKING GROUP REPORT AS PRESENTED BY THE TROIKA DURING THE 2ND CYCLE HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL-LED UNIVERSAL PERIODIC REVIEW OF ZIMBABWE

  Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR) and the Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum (the Forum) commends the government of Zimbabwe for its efforts in producing the national report as well as participation in the Interactive Dialogue during the just ended Universal Periodic Review (UPR) held on 2 November 2016. The UPR process is a [...]

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