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 […]
Sources Archives: Public Interest Unit
The ruling on the bail application for Beatrice Mutetwa will be handed down at 15oohours by Magistrate Marehwanazvo Gofa
The Forum is deeply concerned by the arrest of human rights defender and lawyer Beatrice Mtetwa. Ms Mtetwa was arrested on Sunday 17 March 2013 on charges of obstructing the course of justice while she was carrying out her duties as a legal practitioner. Ms Mtetwa was rendering legal assistance to her client when she […]
HARARE, 08 March 2013-We, the undersigned Zimbabwean Civil Society Organizations, condemn the sustained and escalating assault on non-governmental organisations (NGOs) involved in civic education, human rights monitoring, public outreach and service provision by the State. These flagrant, intimidatory and repressive attacks on civil society organizations and their leaders culminated in the Friday 08 March 2013 […]
Jestina Mukoko has been charged for operating an unregistered organisation and smuggling of radios into the country.