Themes Archives: Poverty

The Right to Food and Zimbabwe

The last decade has been characterized by different periods of food crises in Zimbabwe. A food crisis can be broadly defined as the occurrence of serious food shortages across a country but where hunger deaths are rare and the incidences of chronic malnutrition are significant, where the country is still unable to achieve food self-reliance [...]

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Adding Insult to Injury – a Preliminary Report on Human Rights Violations on Commercial Farms 2000-2005

Widespread human rights violations were inflicted upon white farmers and black farm workers by agents of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s government during the seizures of white-owned farms from 2000 to 2005. This report finds that the gross human rights violations, and the violations of rights generally, were much greater than had been previously assumed. It [...]

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