Themes Archives: Police

Pre-Trial Detention Report by ZLHR

This study, which was launched on 27 February, was informed by the need to understand the variance between the policy
and legislative frameworks that govern pre-
trial detention and the conditions in detention facilities in Zimbabwe, and to provide concrete recommendations to improve the situation. It was undertaken in the context of a country emerging from over […]

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Toddler & mother detained over bombing of ZANU PF offices

Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights Alert Zimbabwean police have arrested a woman and her toddler in connection with the alleged bombing of some Zanu PF sub-offices in Harare’s high density suburb of Highfield. Spiwe Pambayi aged 32, together with her one year-old baby, Clifford Mbewe, endured two nights in police custody, first at Machipisa Police Station and […]

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Uphold freedoms during the elections says Amnesty

This report highlights human rights concerns that need to be addressed by the Government of National Unity (GNU), political parties in Zimbabwe, the Southern Africa Development Community and the African Union in the run up to the 2013 harmonized elections. It is based on interviews with human rights defenders, political activists, and victims of human […]

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Robert F Kennedy Center concerned with pattern of suppression

A delegation organized by the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights (RFK Center) recently concluded its mission to Zimbabwe. The purpose of the RFK Center delegation was to assess the human rights situation in the current political environment, and in so doing, identify ways to assist the country’s stakeholders to ensure the […]

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