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ZIMRIGHTS AND FIDH CALL FOR NATIONAL DIALOGUE, END TO HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS IN ZIMBABWE

Thursday, January 19, 2018. Harare – THE Zimbabwe Human Rights Association (ZimRights) and the International Federation of Human Rights (FiDH) condemn in the strongest terms the Zimbabwean government’s increasing authoritarian tendencies in response to citizen grievances on the worsening state of the economy. The violent response of the security forces following the call for a [...]

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The Commission of Inquiry Must Ensure the Urgent Protection of All Witnesses

The Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum (the Forum) condemns the arrest and detention of Mthwakazi activists, Mayo Ncube, Welcome Moyo, Marshal Sibanda and Wisdom Mkwananzi. Wisdom Mkwananzi was arrested for allegedly insulting President Emmerson Mnangagwa while testifying before The Commission of Inquiry chaired by former President of South Africa Mr. Kgalema Motlanthe (the Commission). The [...]

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Post-Election Violence and State Responsibilities

7 September 2018 Response to Allegations Against the Forum by State Media The Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum (the Forum) is greatly disturbed by the attempts by the Government of Zimbabwe (GoZ) to evade responsibility regarding the human rights violations that have rocked Zimbabwe since 1 August 2018 when the military shot and killed innocent [...]

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The Forum Stands in Solidarity with Victims of Torture

The United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture serves as a reminder to the world that torture is a despicable crime and is universally denounced. It is a day that we honor, respect and support the victims and survivors of torture throughout the world. Today, the Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum joins [...]

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