Month: April 2020

COVID-19: An Indictment of Government’s Insincerity

COVID-19: An Indictment of Government’s Insincerity By Kenneth Magwada The novel Corona virus is causing a serious upset on the world. The world, as we know it, will never be the same even after COVID-19 has been defeated. Human life has been and continues to be lost on an apocalyptic scale. More than 182 000 […]
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ZimRights Launches the Guide to Understanding Devolution

Today we release one of our publications titled ‘Guide to Understanding Devolution.’ The guide unpacks devolution principles as well as the ZimRights perspectives on devolution. The Guide is designed to capacitated members of the public on key issues on devolution and how they can meaningfully engage and participate in the developing discussion on this important […]
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ZimRights Independence Day Statement

After 40 Years Of Wholesale Erosion Of Rights We Are Called To Active Citizenship The Zimbabwe Human Rights Association (ZimRights) joins the nation in commemorating 40 years independence and calls upon the people of Zimbabwe to reflect more deeply on their role in restoring the promise of independence. The majority of the people of Zimbabwe […]
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ZimRights Newsletter Issue 3

ZimRights Newsletter Issue 3 Dear Friends and Partners Yesterday, the Zimbabwe Human Rights Association (ZimRights) has released the report “Their Voices Matter: Community Responses to COVID 19 Measures.” The report covers week 2 of the 21-day lockdown decreed by the Government of Zimbabwe in an effort to combat the spread of COVID 19. The report, the second […]
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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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Their Voices Matter – Community Responses to Covid-19 Measures: Week 2

Community Responses to Covid 19 Measures: Week 2 In the second week of the COVID-19 lockdown in Zimbabwe, the Zimbabwe Human Rights Association (ZimRights) members continued to speak out on their experiences at community level. Two more deaths were recorded in the week under unclear circumstances. This raised concern about government’s preparedness to test, treat […]
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ZimRights Newsletter Issue 2

ZimRights Newsletter Issue 2 COVID 19: Embracing our Responsibility Message to Friends and Partners Dear Friends and Partners Today, we are facing a global public health crisis of unprecedented proportions. Only time will tell the devastating toll that COVID-19 will exact on our communities. The speed at which the virus is spreading leaves many of […]
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Human Rights in the Fight Against COVID-19

Human Rights in the Fight Against COVID-19 The Dilemmas for Accountable Leadership and Responsible Citizenship In the fight against COVID-19, the world is engaged in a fight for life. Over one million people globally have been infected by the pandemic and over 60 000 people have already lost their lives. If the pandemic maintains its […]
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