Archive | Press releases

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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Condolence message for Dr Zinhumwe

Dr Zinhumwe,Executive Director of the National Association of Non-Governmental Organisation (NANGO), passed on on Saturday 29 October 2016. The Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum pays its respect to Dr Zinhumwe in the message. Read more …Condolence Message, Cephas Zinhumwe

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Africa Human Rights Day Statement

Thirty years ago, on 21 October 1986, the African Charter on Human and People’s Rights (the African Charter) came into force, giving both hope and guarantees for the protection of human rights on the African continent. Since then, on 21 October of each year Africa commemorates this day, reflecting on the solemn declaration by the [...]

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Statement on Organised Violence in Norton

The Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum (the Forum) condemns in the strongest of terms the electoral violence that is taking place in Norton , ahead of the parliamentary by-elections due on 22 October 2016. The Forum has confirmed that 18 year-old Natasha Bakalia was attacked by ZANU PF youths on 8 October for having a [...]

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