“Law enforcement agents, should pay for joyfully breaking the law and denying a citizen his liberty, causing him pain and suffering and public humiliation” These words are part of a judgment in the case of Shawn Tshuma v The Minister of Home Affairs, Commissioner-General of Police, Officer Moyo, Ofiicer Chimhou and Officer Tendai (HC [...]
Sources Archives: Public Interest Unit
The Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum (the Forum) today is a coalition of 19 human rights organisations with a vision to see a society that is free from organised violence and torture. This movement started 15 years ago after the repressive response of the state to the 1998 Food Riots. Since then, the coalition has [...]
The trial of Ms Beatrice Mtetwa has been postponed to Saturday, the 8th of June 2013, 0800hrs in Court 4, Rottenrow Magistrates Court.
The Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum (the Forum) joins the rest of the African continent in commemorating the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Organization of Africa Unity (OAU), now the African Union (AU). This is the day when Africans celebrate unity and the long held objectives of self-determination, rule of law and democracy. [...]
The African Commission on Human and People’s Rights (African Commission), the African Union’s human rights body, found the Government of Zimbabwe in violation of Articles I and IV of the African Charter concerning extra-judicial killings. The Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum, which submitted the complaint, welcomes the decision. As ruled by the African Commission, the [...]