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Justice Under Siege

The promises of the new dispensation have disintegrated. From the hope and optimism that characterised the November 2017 transition from the de facto one-man rule under Robert Mugabe, many Zimbabweans are now left with a lasting sense of despair and hopelessness. It appears the justice delivery system has been weaponised against government critics, and due [...]

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Launch of “Hear them Cry”: An Analysis of State Violence Against Children During the January 2019 Protests.

The Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum compiled a report analysing state violence against children during the January 2019 protests titled – Hear them Cry. Representatives from various organisations which interact with children’s rights came to the launch and joined in the commemorations on the Universal Children’s Day which coincided with the launch of the Report. [...]

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BUSINESS WITHOUT CONCIENCE: Human Rights Principles and Zimbabwe’s International Re-engagement

Press Release “Zimbabwe is open for business.” These words by President Emmerson Mnangagwa have become a hymn for the new administration in Zimbabwe following the eventful departure of Zimbabwe’s longtime ruler Robert Mugabe. The words emphasize the new administration’s determination to end Zimbabwe’s isolation from the international community. This message has been constant from day [...]

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