January Organised Violence and Torture Report

The Zimbabwe social, political and economic situation remains fragile, which has a debilitating effect on citizens’ livelihood and well-being. As the country moves towards the 2018 elections, stakes have risen and structures of violence are beginning to emerge. The Bikita West by- election pointed to potential violence in the upcoming 2018 presidential elections. The by-election [...]

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Indiscriminate Arrest and Assault of Vendors

The Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum (the Forum) is concerned by the unwarranted clampdown on vendors by the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) in Harare Central Business District that has resulted in the arbitrary arrest and torture of vendors. Arbitrary arrest, torture, and the propensity of the ZRP officers to use brutal force on citizens is [...]

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Red Flag over Bikita West Political Violence

The Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum (the Forum) condemns in the strongest of terms the electoral violence that is taking place in Bikita West ahead of the parliamentary by-elections due on 21 January 2017. Read the full statement Bikita West Statement

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