Archive | Reports on political violence

Organised Violence & Torture Report: February 2017

Zimbabwe’s political terrain continues to be defined by violence. As preparations for the 2018 harmonized elections gather momentum, cases of inter party violence were reported and documented. The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) and the Zimbabwe African National Union- Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF) were reported as the main perpetrators of violence. The country is currently under threats [...]

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The economic cost of police brutality

This report provides an insight into the direct and indirect economic costs of police brutality on victims in Zimbabwe, from events related to the violations of citizens’ rights during the social uprising that took place in Zimbabwe between July and August 2016. Read more …THE ECONOMIC COSTS OF POLICE BRUTALITY IN ZIMBABWE

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3rd QPVR 2016

The Quarterly Political and Human Rights Violations Report is a monitoring tool to track and document trends in civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights violations. This report covers the period between July and September 2016 and highlights developments through statistics and, trends in human rights violations. Read more …Third quarterly Political & Human Rights Violations [...]

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Weekly Organised Violence & Torture Report 01 September – 17 September 2016

From 1 – 17 September 2016, 28 victims of organised violence and torture sought treatment for their injuries. These victims had been assaulted in incidents in Harare, Epworth, Chitungwiza, Bindura, and Chiadzwa, or during the widespread violence on 17 September, in response to the NERA demonstration. While there continues to be violence on MDC-T activists [...]

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