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Embracing Peace as a Right for all Zimbabweans

Zimbabwe Human Rights Association (ZimRights) joins the rest of the world in commemorating the International Day of Peace which was established in 1981 by the United Nations General Assembly. In 2001, the General Assembly unanimously voted to designate the Day as a period of non-violence and cease-fire. This year’s commemorations that are running under the […]
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ZimRights calls on government to uphold tenets of democracy

The International Day of Democracy is marked on   September 15, every year, as established by the UN General Assembly in 2007. It aims to encourage Governments to strengthen national programmes devoted to the promotion and consolidation of democracy. This year, the day is being marked under the theme, “Strengthening democratic resilience in the face of […]
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August 2021 Human Rights Update

Our August 2021 edition of the ZimRights News is now out. The newsletter covers the key human rights developments in the country during the month of August. We have an exciting new section, the In-depth Human Rights News and for this edition we bring you voices from the Chinyamukwakwa community speaking on how their land […]
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ZimRights calls on Government to investigate and provide information on all enforced disappearances

On August 30, every year, The Zimbabwe Human Rights Association (ZimRights) marks the International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances as established by the UN General Assembly in 2010. Strictly prohibited under International Human Rights Law, enforced disappearance continues to be used as a method of repression, terror, and stifling dissent. The International Convention […]
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July 2021 Human Rights Update

Our July 2021 edition of the ZimRights News is now out. The newsletter covers the key human rights developments in the country during the month of July. In the edition we bring to you information on what a Tax holiday is and how it is supposed to be administered. We also feature the ZimRights Information […]
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Tax Holidays Fact Sheet

What is a Tax Holiday? It is a casual term used to define tax exemption. In terms of the laws of tax there are people and entities that may be exempted from paying tax for a fixed duration. Zimbabwe has been using these laws for a number of reasons chief among them being to attract […]
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LEVEL UP! Constitution Clubs Members’ Handbook

The “Level UP! Constitution Clubs Members handbook” is a learning resource and reference tool for High School students who are members of the Constitution Clubs. The handbook equips club members with necessary knowledge for them to educate their peers and well as undertake club activities, and it can be used for individual and group learning. […]
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Being a human rights champion trainee

  Following my passion for human rights advocacy work, I applied to intern at ZimRights for the summer. My desire to gain more experience in litigating for human rights and (virtually) immersing myself in another culture is what drove me to apply for the internship. Luckily, I can say that I have achieved both and […]
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