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Reflections on the 2020 ZimRights membership drive

By Kenneth Magwada “Those who love peace must learn to organise as effectively as those who love war.”  – Martin Luther King Jnr. ZimRights is the largest movement of grassroots human rights activists in Zimbabwe and is striving to achieve a culture of human rights in Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe has just entered its 41st year of […]
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ZimRights Commentary on the Zimbabwe National Development Strategy 1 (2021-2025)

ZimRights analyses the contents of the Zimbabwe National Development Strategy 1 (2021-2025)  plan using a community oriented human rights based approach. A community-oriented human rights-based approach encourages the state to implement its programs ensuring that there is wide citizen involvement as well as universality,equity,transparency, accountability and participation of citizens. The commentary looks at whether  there […]
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ZimRights, ICJ letter to ACHPR

The Zimbabwe Human Rights Association, (ZimRights) and the International Commission of Jurist, (ICJ) have sought intervention of the  Chairperson of the African’s Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights Working Group on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights to compel Zimbabwe to meet its obligations to protect the rights of life and health through publishing a clear […]
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By Rumbidzai Francisca Zengwa On the 3rd of February 2021, the Zimbabwe Human Rights Association (ZimRights) filed an urgent application with the High Court seeking a court intervention to compel the government of Zimbabwe (GoZ) to make public the COVID-19 vaccine roll-out strategy. On the 5th of February, the matter was removed from the urgent […]
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Zimbabweans Deserve a Clear and Comprehensive and Publicly-Funded Vaccination Plan, not Bold Slogans

Zimbabwe’s Minister of Information Monica Mutsvangwa yesterday, 9 February 2021, announced during a post-cabinet briefing that the Cabinet had approved guidelines for the COVID-19 vaccination programme. The so-called guidelines are a far cry below what ZimRights has demanded of government in fulfilment of its Constitutional obligations to protect the right to life and the right […]
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ZimRights Newsletter Issue 17

January 2021 Human Rights Update We are glad to announce that our January 2021 edition of the ZimRights News is now out. The newsletter covers the key human rights developments in the country. It covers our 2020 Impact Report, January 2021 human rights highlights, information about our upcoming Right to Peace Global Summit, a brand […]
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ZimRights Seeks Court Intervention for a Covid-19 Vaccination Plan

Yesterday, 3 February 2021, the Zimbabwe Human Rights Association (ZimRights), filed an urgent chamber application at the High Court in Harare, seeking to compel the government of Zimbabwe to provide a COVID-19 National Vaccination Deployment Plan and the accompanying budget in the face of a ravaging pandemic that has killed over two million people worldwide […]
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