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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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International Human Rights Day

The theme for the 2015 International Human Rights Day is,”Our Rights, Our Freedoms: Always”. The theme  expresses the rights and fundamental freedoms which all human beings have. The provision of civil, social and economic rights is an obligation of the State. The Forum and ZLHR remain concerned that there remains inadequate political will by the State to [...]

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