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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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Africa Day statement

Africa Day marks the founding of the Organization of African Unity (OAU) on May 25th, 1963, which was then established as the African Union (AU) in 2001 with different and more comprehensive objectives to meet the demands of the new millennium. The Forum statement addresses the women’s empowerment and gender equity issues. Read more …Africa [...]

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UPR report: Forum and Civicus

The Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum and Civicus  examined the progress the Government of Zimbabwe has made in ensuring the protection, promotion and fulfilment of the rights to freedom of expression, assembly and association since its examination under the first UPR cycle in October 2011. Read more………… http://www.civicus.org/images/CIVICUS%20Forum%20Joint%20Zimbabwe%20UPR%20Submission.pdf

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Statement on Increased political tensions

The Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum (the Forum) is gravely disturbed by the increasing political tensions manifesting as hate speech in the country and celebration of tribalism and police heavy handedness. Read more…….Statement on increased political tension

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