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Floods Displace Hundreds in Harare, Spark Human Rights Debate

Floods Displace Hundreds in Harare, Spark Human Rights Debate There were no Christmas celebrations for 90 families whose houses were flooded by incessant rains in Budiriro on 26 December 2023, amid allegations that Harare City Council may have ignored the advice from the Environmental Management Agency (EMA) in settling people in the wetlands. Although section […]
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December 2023 Newsletter

ZimRights December Round Up Is Here. Our December Newsletter is here. In this edition, we give you highlights of the INGEZI residents defending their community-owned stadium, the floods in Budiriro that displaced over 90 families and caused extensive damage to properties. Explore the newsletter to find out how ZimRights communities have been faring on advocacy […]
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Statement on International Human Rights Day

Statement on International Human Rights day Rest in Peace Human Rights in Zimbabwe and in the World Today, December 10, 2023, we join the rest of the world in commemorating the International Human Rights Day, a day that celebrates the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) in 1948 by the United Nations […]
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International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

Women and Girls Deserve a Life Free from Violence! Statement on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women Zimbabwe Human Rights Association (ZimRights) joins the world in commemorating the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, which marks the beginning of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence campaign. […]
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November 2023 Newsletter

ZimRights November Round Up Is Here. Our newsletter for November is out, packed with human rights news updates, campaign updates, and new resources. In this edition, we give you highlights of Tapfumaneyi Masaya’s death, the cholera outbreak crisis, and the UZ students’ election dispute that led to their detention. We also feature a new resource: […]
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International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists

Zimbabwe Human Rights Association Press Statement International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists “Justice for Journalists: A Foundation for Freedom of Expression.” Zimbabwe Human Rights Association (ZimRights) joins  the rest of the world in commemorating the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists. The day is celebrated on November 2nd each […]
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The Unfinished African Liberation Business

The Unfinished African Liberation Business African Human Rights Mechanisms Must Fulfill the Demands of the African Charter By Dzikamai Bere Last week I joined human rights defenders from across the continent at the NGO Forum, a precursor to the 77th Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACHPR) in Arusha, Tanzania. The […]
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Outpouring of Global Solidarity with the People of Zimbabwe

Outpouring of Global Solidarity with the People of Zimbabwe at the 77th Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights in Arusha, Tanzania Human rights defenders across the continent have vowed to close the ranks and stand with the people of Zimbabwe in defense of human rights. This was a clear message at […]
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ZimRights Statement on Africa Human Rights Day

ZimRights Statement on Africa Human Rights Day The Zimbabwe Human Rights Association (ZimRights) joins the African continent and the rest of the world in commemorating the Africa Human Rights Day. The Africa Human Rights Day is observed every year on the 21st of October following the adoption of the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ […]
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October 2023 Newsletter

ZimRights October Newsletter the newsletter highlights includes the illegal appointment of an Army General to the ZANU-PF Politburo, increased abduction cases of opposition political members, and the ZimRights State of Peace Report. Gain insights into our work from the various sections of the newsletter. Discover the new resources we produced and interact with our work. […]
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