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NGOs commemorate Human Rights Day

Civic organisations yesterday commemorated the African Human Rights Day amid concerns on the whereabouts of journalist-cum-human rights activist Itai Dzamaran who was allegedly abducted by suspected State security agents in March. Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum executive director, Lloyd Kuveya said government had an obligation to protect its citizens and its failure to provide answers on…

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Activists say abduction of opponents is Mugabe govt’s terror tool

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe’s regime has used enforced disappearances as a strategy to spread terror within the society, the Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum has said. In a statement to mark the international day against enforced disappearances, the rights lobby group said the issue of insecurity spreads across communities. “The feeling of insecurity generated by this practice is…

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‘Govt sincerity on Dzamara questionable’

Government and police’s sincerity in investigating the whereabouts of democracy activist and journalist Itai Dzamara has once again been questioned in view of recent utterances by some public officials over the issue. Presidential spokesperson George Charamba last week appeared to imply Dzamara’s disappearance could have been stage-managed while defending President Robert Mugabe’s silence over the issue,…

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