Curbing Impunity in Zimbabwe : Civil Society Anti- Impunity Round Table Meeting Report

Zimbabwe suffers a deep culture of systematic violations of human rights, supported by impunity, disregard for the rule of law and an ineffective legal framework for greater human rights accountability. Violence has manifested at every political event since Zimbabwe’s inception. Perpetrators remain in positions of power and victims remain marginalized and blamed. Impunity creates the [...]

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New Dispensation Under Spotlight for Human Rights Violations

The Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum launched the special report ‘The New Deception: What has changed’ which critiques the record of the Mnangagwa government’s record in human rights observation. The report reflects on the promises of the return to constitutionalism and rule of law made President Emmerson Mnangagwa on 26 August 2018. Emmerson Mnangagwa was [...]

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1 August Commemorations: We have not forgotten!

Activity Report August 1 Concise Version The Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum commemorated the August 1, 2018 Shootings which left 6 dead and over 40 injured under the theme – We have not forgotten! The Forum hosted and launched a documentary titled – We have not forgotten and distributed flyers which captured the Motlanthe Commission [...]

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Statement on the Torture and Arrest of Protestors

16 August 2019 The Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum (the Forum) condemns the ongoing torture, cruel inhumane and degrading treatment as well as the ancillary arbitrary arrests of people suspected to have participated in the August 16 protests. The protest had been organised by the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC). By 1500 hours on [...]

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