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Bringing Down the Towers of Oppression

Putting Youth at the Centre of Transitional Justice in Southern Africa By Dzikamai Bere On the 12th of May 2022, I was privileged to deliver the key note address at the Regional Symposium to Foster the Domestication of The African Union (AU) Transitional Justice Policy (AUTJP) in the SADC Region. The Symposium was hosted by […]
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Take Action Against Biases That Affect Women
Zimrights Statement On International Women’s Day

ZimRights joins the rest of the world in commemorating International Women’s Day. This is a day that we observe and celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women while calling for and taking action towards gender parity. This year, the day is being commemorated under the theme #BreakTheBias. This year, the International Women’s […]
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Zimrights Decries The Disruption Of Political Rallies By The State And Alleged Ruling Party Activists

On the 26th and 27th of February 2022, the Zimbabwe Human Rights Association (ZimRights) observed cases of disruption of political party rallies that were convened by the Citizens Coalition for Change (CCC) political party in Gokwe and Kwekwe respectively. On Saturday 26 February 2022 ZimRights witnessed members of the Zimbabwe Republic Police violently dispersing supporters […]
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CIVIC EDUCATION AND COMMUNITY DEMOCRATISATION By Kenias Shonhai Civic education (also known as citizen education or democracy education) can be broadly defined as the provision of information and learning experiences to equip and empower citizens to participate in democratic processes. Civic education if properly executed can achieve a number of goals both intended and unintended. Interestingly, […]
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FACT SHEET: Community Human Rights Monitoring Model

Introduction The Zimbabwe Human Rights Association (ZimRights) is Zimbabwe’s first post-independence indigenous human rights advocacy group, an association of ordinary people coming together to advance a culture of respect for human rights. ZimRights has adopted the approach to advance a culture of respect for human rights by empowering citizens to monitor human rights violations in […]
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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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