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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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Whereas the Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum(Forum) does not condone unlawful acts by citizens who occupy undesignated land, it  calls on the Government to ensure that an impartial court considers all the relevant circumstances and make decisions as stipulated by the Constitution before conducting demolitions. The Forum and its 21 members have signed a petition [...]

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