Themes Archives: Police

Alert:Assault of Itai Dzamara

Today the 6th of  November 2014, Itai Dzamara, the organiser of Occupy Africa Unity Square and two co-protestors, were once again severely assaulted by riot police. The three, Itai Dzamara, Tafadzwa Charumbira and Tichaona were indiscriminately assaulted all over their bodies until Dzamara fell unconscious.  Dzamara and colleagues had planned to march in the city [...]

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Alert on Chingwizi

The Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum (the Forum) unreservedly condemns the violence that erupted in Chingwizi Camp from 31 July. The violence occurred following the government’s attempts to relocate clinic facilities from the camp that has a carrying capacity of about 3 000 families to the site earmarked for resettlement, which currently has only about 600 families. Read more…Alert

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Pre-Trial Detention Report by ZLHR

This study, which was launched on 27 February, was informed by the need to understand the variance between the policy
and legislative frameworks that govern pre-
trial detention and the conditions in detention facilities in Zimbabwe, and to provide concrete recommendations to improve the situation. It was undertaken in the context of a country emerging from over [...]

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