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Africa Human Rights Day: Harnessing the demographic dividend through investments in youth

The Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum (the Forum) joins the rest of the continent in commemorating Africa Human Rights Day. The day is commemorated annually on 21 October and provides an opportunity for Africans to reflect and recommit on the solemn declaration undertaken by the African leaders and the African people to promote and safeguard [...]

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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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