Sources Archives: Transitional Justice Unit

National Transitional Justice Working Group in Zimbabwe

The NTJWG is a culmination of the efforts of many stakeholders dating back to the symposium on Civil Society and Justice in Zimbabwe which was held in Johannesburg from 11 to 13 August 2003.  The Symposium, which was attended by leaders from over 70 civil society organisations from Zimbabwe, developed the key positions on how [...]

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The Transitional Justice Second International Conference Report, 2013

From 9 to 11 October 2013, over 64 organisations representing a cross-section of transitional justice stakeholders, converged in Johannesburg to interrogate the question of how to make Zimbabwe’s National Peace and Reconciliation Commission competent and effective.  Running under the theme; Truth Commissions: the Best Practices, the conference benefitted from the experiences of commissioners from Kenya, [...]

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Never Again: Ending Violence in Zimbabwe is Everyone’s Business

On 24 April 2014, the Standing Rules and Orders Committee of the Parliament of Zimbabwe released a Call for Public Nominations for Persons To Serve on the Independent Commissions in line with Chapter 12 of Zimbabwe’s new Constitution.  The Constitution establishes five independent commissions namely, the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission, Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission, the Zimbabwe [...]

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Submissions on the Call for Independent Commissions Nominations

The Forum applauds the parliament’s move to operationalize the independent commissions set out in the Constitution of Zimbabwe.   Since 1998, the Forum has been working with survivors of organized violence and torture.  Between 2009 and 2011, the Forum carried out a series of outreach meetings to gather the views of the people of Zimbabwe regarding [...]

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