The Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum (the Forum) has expressed concern that President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government was investing a lot of resources in repression instead of addressing the myriad of economic challenges the country is facing. The Forum made the remarks in its statement to the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACHPR) at
Statement to the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights at the 71st Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights under Agenda Item 4e 21 April – 13 May 2022 Statement on the Overall Human Rights Situation in Zimbabwe Honorable Chairperson, Commissioners; Heads of Governments; civil society representatives; ladies and gentlemen.
The Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum (the Forum) has approached the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (the Commission) imploring the human rights body to probe the country’s deteriorating human rights record. In a communication filed with the Commission on 2 March 2022, the grouping of 22 civic groups said the Zimbabwean government has
Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) are playing an increasingly important role as agents of development. The growth and expansion of NGOs across the globe is testament to their growing role in the development process. Effective partnerships between governments and NGOs are recognised as being crucial in accelerating sustainable development. The role of NGOs is even more important
On 13 August 2020 the Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum and the Southern Africa Human Rights Defenders Network hosted a SADC CSOs engagement on the current human rights situation in Zimbabwe. This was on the sidelines of the 40th SADC Ordinary Summit. SADC organisations, namely, the Human Rights Institute of South Africa (South Africa), Center for Democracy and Development