Themes Archives: Threats and Reprisals

The need for witness protection and transitional justice in Zimbabwe

Witness and victim support and protection form an important part of truth and justice seeking mechanisms. The protection of witnesses and victims is crucial in any effective investigation and prosecution of perpetrators of human rights violations, be it in criminal justice or transitional justice processes. Read more …Witness protection and Transitional Justice in Zimbabwe

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Gov human rights agenda 2013-18- Amnesty Int’

Amnesty has released a new report today, to mark 100 days of the new government in Zimbabwe. The report reflects on Zimbabwe’s human rights record and makes recommendations on how it can be improved in the coming five years. There is a particular focus on the right to freedom of expression, association and assembly, the [...]

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Peace must deliver freedom & development-WOZA

WOZA members selected this theme as a way to explain to their political leadership that Zimbabweans cannot enjoy ‘peace’ in the absence of or without FREEDOM and DEVELOPMENT. Members have heard so many statements that there is peace in Zimbabwe, that elections were held in peace. It seems that there is too much showing off [...]

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ZPP’s July Political Violence Report

In terms of human rights violations, the period under review recorded the least number of violations in the last three months with 496 violations. Manicaland with 115 violations had the highest violations followed by Masvingo (78) Mashonaland West (64). Matebeleland North had the lowest figures recording just 10 violations. Indeed, the country projected a semblance [...]

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Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission pre-election statement

 29 July 2013, The Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission (ZHRC) is an independent institution established in terms of Section 242 of the new Constitution of Zimbabwe, 2013 (Section 100R of the old Constitution). In keeping with our mandate as already highlighted in our 13th and 17th July 2013 Press statements, we have been observing and monitoring [...]

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