‘REPEAL AIPPA, POSA FOR A FREE MEDIA’

The Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum (the Forum) joins all Zimbabweans and the rest of the world in commemorating World Press Freedom Day. In any democracy, the role of the press is critical as it fulfills its normative roles of educating, entertaining and informing citizens such that they can make informed decisions about their lives. [...]

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Outcry over Erosion of Workers’ Rights in the ‘New Dispensation.’

Thousands of workers yesterday, along with their trade unions and non-governmental organisations, put up a united front and thronged Dzivarasekwa Stadium for the International Workers’ Day commemorations where they lashed out at government for violating labour rights. Organised by the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU), the celebrations came a few weeks after nurses were [...]

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‘ZRP MUST WALK THE TALK’

Response to the ZRP’s Call for Peaceful Polls 24 April 2018 The Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum (The Forum) welcomes the statement by the Zimbabwe Republic Police’s (ZRP) ‘Call for Peaceful Polls’ published in the Herald on 24 April 2018. The Forum acknowledges the setting up of a specialised operation for the 2018 harmonised elections [...]

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SIGNING OF AFRICAN CHARTER ON DEMOCRACY PROGRESSIVE BUT…

27 March 2018 The Media Institute of Southern Africa- Zimbabwe, (MISA) the Zimbabwe Human Rights Association (ZIMRIGHTS) and the Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum (the Forum) welcome the signing of the African Charter on Democracy, Elections and Governance (ACDEG) by Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa on 21 March 2018 on the sidelines of the recent African [...]

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