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 [...]
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The month of June was characterized by a decline in the cases of human rights violations, particularly those related to organized violence and torture. This can be attributed to a low profile in terms of activities in civil society. Usually cases of organized violence and torture are on the increase during major political events such [...]
Since the Food Riots in 1998, there has been a steady decline in the observance of human rights in Zimbabwe. This has been well documented in a plethora of reports by Zimbabwean human rights groups, as well as by international human rights groups. These reports have been denied by the Zimbabwe government, and consistent doubts [...]
The month of September saw a new wave of farm invasions in Manicaland where 4 cases were reported. These invasions followed the signing into law of the 17th Amendment to the Constitution, which among other things, strips away the right of appeal to the courts by aggrieved parties in cases where their land has been [...]
An investigation as to whether the 2005 Parliamentary election was fair, whether people were able to cast their vote freely over the voting period, and whether the announced results accurately reflected the vote..