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Anti Impunity Update – 30 June 2019

In this edition of the anti-impunity update, we will focus on why Zimbabwe must ratify and domesticate the United Nations Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (UNCAT). On 26 June 2019, we joined the world in commemorating the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture. The United Nations [...]

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On the Days of Darkness in Zimbabwe

An Updated Report on the Human Rights Violations Committed Between 14 January, 2019 to 5 February, 2019 On 12 January, 2019, President Mnangagwa announced during a press conference that the fuel prices would increase to $3.11 per litre for diesel and $3.31 per litre for petrol due to the increased demand for fuel, and illegal [...]

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Statement to the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights at the 63rd Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights under Agenda Item 4e (24 October-13 November 2018)

Statement on the Overall Human Rights Situation in Zimbabwe Honorable Chairperson, Commissioners, the Secretary of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights; Heads of Government; civil society representatives; invited guests, ladies and gentlemen. All protocol observed. The Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum (the Forum), representing civil society organisations (CSOs) in Zimbabwe, welcomes this opportunity [...]

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RIGHTS BEHIND BARS A 2018 Study of Prison Conditions In Zimbabwe

The rights of persons deprived of their liberty are both explicitly and implicitly provided for in various international and regional instruments.1 Of the various regional and international treaties, Zimbabwe has signed, ratified or acceded to the ICCPR, CEDAW, ICESCR, CRC, CRPD, ACHPR, AWP and the ACRWC. The signing of a human rights instrument does not [...]

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