Themes Archives: Transitional Justice

Submissions on the Call for Independent Commissions Nominations

The Forum applauds the parliament’s move to operationalize the independent commissions set out in the Constitution of Zimbabwe.   Since 1998, the Forum has been working with survivors of organized violence and torture.  Between 2009 and 2011, the Forum carried out a series of outreach meetings to gather the views of the people of Zimbabwe regarding […]

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South African Court orders investigation of Zimbabwean crimes

Johannesburg, 27 November – In a landmark decision for local and international justice, the South African Supreme Court of Appeal today ordered the South African Police Service (SAPS) to investigate high level Zimbabwean officials accused of committing crimes against humanity in Zimbabwe. In its judgment, the Court made it clear that the perpetrators of systematic torture […]

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Ongoing International Conference on Transitional Justice

The Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum (the Forum) and The Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR) have organized the Second International Conference on Transitional Justice in Zimbabwe (the Conference)  to allow stakeholders and policy makers to interact with the experiences of other countries that have established such commissions before. The conference which is taking place […]

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