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Statement on World Health Day

The Zimbabwe Human Rights Association joins the rest of the world in commemorating the World Health Day 2021 under the theme,” Building a fairer, healthier world.” This year’s commemorations are being held for the second time during the Covid-19 Pandemic. The Pandemic has heightened human rights violations and exposed the failure by Zimbabwe to finance the […]
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IMPLEMENT ZHRC RECOMMENDATIONS ON THE NATIONAL INQUIRY ON ACCESS TO DOCUMENTATION: A CASE OF KUMANYEDA COMMUNITY HARARE

By Rumbidzai Francisca Zengwa Over a hundred people in kuManyeda Shantytown in Glenview, behind Glenview 1, do not have birth certificates. In an interview by NewZimbabwe.Com, the community  indicated that the lack of access to documentation was generational. Children who were abandoned at birth have no birth certificates; mothers who gave birth in their homes […]
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For the people of Chilonga, the right to land remains elusive

By Rutendo Mawere Collusion between government and business has led to the displacement of thousands of people in Zimbabwe over the years. Promises of formal resettlement have been made but the promises have not been kept. Compensation and relocation have remained as just that; promises. Examples in the extractive sector include displacements in Chiyadzwa, Marange […]
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Statement Regarding Fake News About Covid-19 Funds

The Zimbabwe Human Rights Association dismisses the fake message circulating on different social media platforms that we have received 6.5 million from the Dutch Embassy to assist citizens affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. ZimRights has not received such funds and we currently do not have any programme running that is giving cash handouts to those […]
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ZimRights Statement on International Women’s Day

The Zimbabwe Human Rights Association joins the rest of the world in celebrating International Women’s Day under the theme: “Women in leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world.” As ZimRights we celebrate the efforts that have been made by women in shaping a human-rights centered recovery from the effects of Covid-19. Women are […]
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Isiqondiso sokuzwisisa mayelana ngokwehliswa kwamandla okuzibusa ezabelweni(devolushini)

Lesi siqondiso senzelwe ukuba sisize umphakathi ukuba azwisise ngodaba lokwehliswa kwamandla okuzibusa eZimbabwe ukuze izizalwane zenelise ukuthuthukisa lokuphakamisa ukunanza ngokupheleleyo mayelana ngokwehliswa kwamandla Lesisiqondiso sinika umphakathi ulwazi mayelana ngendlela zokwehliswa kwamandla okwehlukeneyo ezizweni njalo sifundisa ukuthi ukwehliswa kwamandla ezabelweni kumele kudalelwe ilizwe lelizwe. DownloadZIMRIGHTS Ndebele Guide to Understanding Devolution
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February 2021 Human Rights Update

Our February 2021 edition of the ZimRights News is now out. The newsletter covers the key human rights developments in the country during the month of February. In the edition we announce the opening of the ZimRights Exhibitions at ZimRights House and inviting all those who care about promoting and protecting human rights. We feature […]
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Unpacking the Zimbabwe Independent Complaints Commission Bill

By Kenias Shonhai The Zimbabwe Independent Complaints Commission Bill (ZICC) is an activation of the Constitutional provision which states in Section 210 that: “An Act of Parliament must provide an effective and independent mechanism for receiving and investigating complaints from members of the public about misconduct on the part of members of the security services, […]
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