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Mr Maimane was en route there to show support to Mr Hichilema who is being unduly persecuted by his government, and to show the DA's commitment to a human-rights based foreign policy." She said that Maimane had strongly denounced the trumped up ...
At the basis of all arguments that attempted to justify the colonisation of Africa is that the military and industrial exploits of the invaders and conquerors ...
THE Zimbabwe peace Project (ZPP) has said space barons are wreaking havoc in Mbare, taking over trading areas and employing Zanu PF youths to use ...
Dumped on the roadside 40 kilometres away these resettled people are the latest victims in Zimbabwe's 17 year land resettlement debacle.
Mr Sharon Hofisi, who is a lecturer of Administrative Law at the University of Zimbabwe said he appreciates the role played by the High Court in protecting basic human rights of Harare residents. "The High Court played its role of protecting ...
Vice-President Phelekezela Mphoko has been slammed for trying to interfere with police's work after he reportedly stormed Bulawayo Central police Station to express his anger over the arrest of several Zanu PF activists following intra-party violence ...
Human Rights Watch (HRW) has called on the Zimbabwean government to ensure that evicted residents of Arnolds farm, owned by the First Family, are not denied their rights to shelter, food and health as enshrined in international law and Zimbabwe's ...
"It is frivolous and vexatious for the government to claim these schools are not viable when the government is presiding over more than 50 loss making parastatals and yet these loss-making entities are still dear to government, " Crisis in Zimbabwe ...
But as the matter was set to be argued before the full ConCourt bench led by Chief Justice Luke Malaba, Lumumba's lawyer, Advocate Zvikomborero Chadambuka, who was being instructed by Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights member, David Hofisi, told ...
The women Development Association in Zimbabwe (WDTZ), the Positive Women Trust (PWT), Gwanda Community economic justice Development Trust (GCEJDT) and Restoration of human rights-Zimbabwe (RoHR-Z) are some of the signatories to the ...
The Matebeleland Institute for human rights (MIHR) has castigated the decision by the Ministry of Primary and Secondary education to close down 40 Matabeleland South schools citing low enrolment figures.
Such extreme violation of human rights cannot be allowed to manifest in Africa, particularly when the life of these innocent girls are being used in political gerrymandering to trade them with captured Nigerian army commanders.
"Mudede's views are archaic as concepts on citizenship have changed and Zimbabweans out of Zimbabwe are playing a key role in national issues, more so millions in remittances.
Zimbabwe's Home Affairs minister Ignatius Chombo announced the makeup of the new board on Tuesday, according to the country's state-run Herald newspaper.
He also urged the Zimbabwe human rights Commission to protect the children of Matebeleland South from such "atrocious decisions" that smack of tribalism and tribal hatred from the Minister and his Permanent Secretary.
Pretoria - Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has been looking a bit frail of late - and it may be deliberate. Institute for Security Studies consultant Derek Matyszak told a seminar in Pretoria on Tuesday that Mugabe's lighting of the Independence Day ...
Harare - A Zimbabwean man has reportedly been dragged to court after he tried to rescue the country's official bird, which he had found at his home unable to fly.
Fortunately members of Restoration of human rights in Zimbabwe were waiting to meet him at the end of each day and they arranged to have the bike fixed and lent him a phone, as well as organising food, dry clothes, a hot bath and a place to sleep.
"Mudede's views are archaic as concepts on citizenship have changed and Zimbabweans out of Zimbabwe are playing a key role in national issues, more so millions in remittances.
Harare - riot police knocking down homes on a farm taken over by Zimbabwe first lady Grace Mugabe tied a rope round the cottages and used a truck to pull them down, Human Rights Watch is reporting. Some villagers who tried to stop their homes being ...
Members of the class include a Ugandan journalist working undercover in the Middle East to uncover the human rights abuses of migrant workers, a Zimbabwean standup comedian who uses his creative work to approach culturally taboo topics on the African ...
human rights Conference Commences In Juba. Elasto Mugwadi, Chairperson Zimbabwe Human rights Commission (L), Eugene Nindorera, Director Human Rights Commission, UNMISS,(C) and Nyuol Justin Yaac, Acting Chairperson South Sudan Human ...
The police affirmed in a court filing that the Arnolds farm in Mazowe, Mashonaland Central province, Zimbabwe, which the families have occupied since 2000, is owned by the president's family.
But Great Zimbabwe University history lecturer and Progressive teachers Union of Zimbabwe (PTUZ) president Takavafira Zhou said it will not be befitting for a learning institution to assume the name of a leader who has destroyed his legacy by ...
It bears repetition as Rohatgi's response still has free-thinking citizens and the human rights world reeling from its Zimbabwe-ness, or China-ness, if you prefer that brazen application of dictatorial blindsiding. There is no Afrophobia or racism in ...
Fortunately members of Restoration of human rights in Zimbabwe were waiting to meet him at the end of each day and they arranged to have the bike fixed and lent him a phone, as well as organising food, dry clothes, a hot bath and a place to sleep.
The protestors signed a petition under the banner of Zimbabwe human rights Organisation (ZHRO) and handed it to British Prime Minister Theresa May's government, demanding that they be allowed to cast their vote from their host nations.
THE Matabeleland Institute for human rights (MIHR) has thrown its weight behind Vice-President Phelekezela Mphoko's proposed National peace and reconciliation Bill (NPRC) Bill that was recently rejected by Zanu PF legislators, who feared that the law ...
... for Strategic and International Studies. He previously worked for human rights organizations in Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe, and served as a peace Corps volunteer in Guatemala. The views expressed here are his own. Follow him on twitter @taylordibbert.
The five namely Costa Zvokusekwa, Pfungwa Gunda, Freddy Muchavanhuwa, Tendai Marimo and Rodrick Madzivire, who are represented by Kuzivakwashe Ngodza of Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR) are on trial after they were arrested on 30 ...
ZPP is a Non governmental Organization that was founded in 2000 by a group of faith based and human rights NGOs working and interested in human rights and peace-building initiatives. ZPP has become a vehicle for civic interventions in times of ...
Parliamentarians in the human rights thematic committee shed tears of sorrow on Wednesday during the testimony of a young woman who worked in Kuwait as a maid.
Mukono, Haruzivishe and Dube, who were represented by Denford Halimani of Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR) were also accused of distributing some placards to people who were gathered at Harare Magistrates Court with a potential view to ...
Zimbabwean demonstrators, many who had come from other regions of the UK, gathered at Piccadilly gardens in Manchester. The demonstration was one of the cross-country series of protests for #Take2Zimbabwe lined up by Zimbabwe human rights ...
Registrar General Tobaiwa Mudede's intended bid to scrap dual citizenship among Zimbabweans has failed to find takers from across the country's political divide with Zanu PF loyalists even more scathing in his condemnation of the controversial ...
The duo is being represented by Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights member Obey Shava. However, a State witness and employee at a nearby pharmacy, whose identity has been withheld, told the court the police officer was lying.
The convention also called on member states to implement comprehensive anti-trafficking strategies that uphold human rights in a gender and age-sensitive manner and take measures to reduce the vulnerability of women and girls to modern slavery and ...
Traditional leaders especially in Muzarabani North and Mutasa were also grateful to Heal Zimbabwe for facilitating people to report cases of human rights violations to the Zimbabwe Human rights Commission (ZHRC). They noted that since the ZHRC visited ...
Against a background of long years of dominance by opposition aligned student leaders, the recent elections at the University of Zimbabwe saw tables turned with the Zimbabwe Congress of students Union (ZICOSU) emerging winners ahead of the Zimbabwe ...
... sex slavery and child labour. More than 200 Zimbabwean women were trafficked to Kuwait for slavery by a shady syndicate implicating a member of the Mid-eastern country's diplomatic mission in Harare last year.
Mtambanengwe was appointed Zec chairperson at the same time another respected legal mind, Reg Austin, took office as head of the Zimbabwe human rights Commission. The two were to leave office almost at the same time under a cloud amid reports that ...
Supporters of Restoration of human rights gathered at the Vigil to give a send-off to ROHR activist Sipho Ndlovu who will be cycling through England for seven days to raise funds for the Zimbabwe peace Actors' Platform (ZimPAP). Sipho will cover 324 ...
"The continued opposition to dual citizenship by the government is a violation of constitutionally-guaranteed human rights and insensitive to the context of Zimbabwe and its big Diaspora population," ZimRights said. ZimRights added that millions of ...
In a statement, the Zimbabwe peace Project (ZPP), Wednesday urged affected parents to approach the Zimbabwe human rights Commission to register their displeasure with the acts.
According to the Lawyers Committee For Human Rights report of 1986, "the so-called 'dissidents', an amorphous amalgamation of disaffected ex-combatants, disillusioned radicals, and more than a few common criminals, have been waging a campaign of ...
Ambassador to Zimbabwe, Thorsten Hutter, said his country had instead slapped travel bans on some Zimbabwean government officials implicated in human rights violations. "Zimbabwe is no longer under economic sanctions as the Zanu-Pf government ...
This, said the group, could best be achieved when ZEC allows those needing voting assistance to indicate their preferred helpers or if they required Braille during registration.
Madame Chairperson, Human Rights Watch published a report in January 2017 documenting violations of property and inheritance rights of widows in Zimbabwe. The report focuses on abuses related to property-grabbing from widows, predominantly older ...
Heal Zimbabwe commends the Zimbabwe human rights Commission (ZHRC) for launching investigations into cases of human rights abuses that were reported by Heal Zimbabwe.
One of the things we fought in the Southern African Development Community's regional human rights court, the SADC Tribunal, was the right for compensation to the land.


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