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Harnessing the Power of Communities to resist abuses of power-Mudzi Alert

The Zimbabwe Human Rights Association (ZimRights) members in Kotwa and Nyamapanda have raised concerns over the abuses of power by traditional leaders.  Chief Goronga is allegedly forcing his subjects to build a chief’s court and is demanding forced labour,  forced contributions and forcing subjects to fuel his government given motor vehicle. The villagers want Chief […]
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Bridging the Divide Between Communities and National Justice Systems

About the Campaign Over the past 27 years, ZimRights has worked with communities in advancement of human rights.  With a membership of over 200 000 people across the country, ZimRights interfaces with community experiences of injustice.  The Community Justice Campaign is our way of responding to the needs of communities and assist victims find remedy. […]
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Safeguard aid for survivors of Cylone Idai from Abuse and Corruption

Following recent publications in The Manica Post of 21 February 2020 and The Herald of 22 February 2020 that the African Development Bank (AfDB) has released US$24 million towards the rehabilitation of infrastructure damaged by Cyclone Idai in Chimanimani and Chipinge, the Manicaland Chapter of Zimbabwe Human Rights Association (ZimRights) welcomes with great caution this […]
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Community Justice Programme

Can We Hold Members of Parliament to Account for Human Rights Violations? During the second week of the lock-down, the Zimbabwe Human Rights Association (ZimRights) documented an incident in Masvingo Province, were an honourable Member of Parliament was alleged to have manipulated COVID-19 Aid. A ZimRights member recorded audio evidence of said MP and this […]
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