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African Commission: Government of Zimbabwe Responsible for Extra-Judicial Killings

African Commission: Government of Zimbabwe Responsible for Extra-Judicial Killings

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 [...]

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The High Court of Zimbabwe

High Court Awards Damages Against the Minister of Defence

In a case before the High Court of Zimbabwe, the national army has been implicated for and found guilty of attacking civilians with impunity. The case centered on 41-year-old Joseph Mutsotso, a Harare man represented by the Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum’s Public Interest Unit, who sued the Minister of Defense for compensation after being [...]

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