Calls for Zimbabwe to halt ongoing suppressions and respect fundamental freedoms

(Banjul—April 9, 2013; On behalf of Zimbabwean Civil Society Organisations, The Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum has called upon the Government of Zimbabwe to respect the rule of law and all the rights enshrined in the African Charter, in their submissions to the ongoing 53rd Ordinary Session of the African Commission. Read more here: ACHPR statement by the Forum on March 2013

On the sidelines of the same Session, The Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice & Human Rights (RFK Center), Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR), and the Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum (NGO Forum) hosted a gathering of over 50 of Africa’s top human rights advocates in Banjul, The Gambia yesterday to discuss the current shrinking space for civil society in Zimbabwe. Read more here: RFK Centre, ZLHR&NGO Forum Highlight Pattern Of Suppression In Zimbabwe

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