Skip to content Skip to footer

‘NPRC Bill is unconstitutional’

The National Peace and Reconciliation Commission Bill (NPRC Bill) gazetted on December 18, 2015, is unconstitutional and reduces the National Peace and Reconciliation Commission to a ministerial department, the National Transitional Justice Working Group of Zimbabwe (NTJWG) has said. Speaking to journalists yesterday, the NTJWG, which was represented by its chairperson Alec Muchadehama, independent expert Otto…

Read more

Sunday Opinion: The NPRC Bill: Incompetence or cynicism?

Since the promulgation of the new Constitution in 2013, Zimbabweans who are concerned with justice, peace and reconciliation have impatiently waited for a legislation to give effect to the National Peace and Reconciliation Commission (NPRC). In 2015, nearly three years later, and in advance of the enabling legislation, the government appointed the commissioners. Most observers were…

Read more

Reconciliation bill illegal, lawyers

A TRANSITIONAL justice campaign group has said the recently gazetted National Peace and Reconciliation Commission (NPRC) bill is unconstitutional and must be revised. Government gazetted the National Peace and Reconciliation Bill last December to give effect to Sections 251, 252, and 253 of the Constitution. President Robert Mugabe has since appointed commissioners to run the peace and…

Read more

About The Forum

The Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum (the Forum) is a coalition of twenty-two human rights NGOs in Zimbabwe. The Forum’s activities include transitional justice work, research and documentation, and public interest litigation. Learn more about us.

© 2023. Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum.