Community Human Rights Monitoring

48 Hours Eviction Notice for Bella-Paise Residents in Epworth

On the 20th of June 2020 Zimbabwe Human Rights Association (ZimRights), led by Harare Vice Chair Ms Sarah Njanji – visited Epworth’s Bella-Paise Estate, formerly McDonald’s farm (kwaDhonoro) to verify a case of illegal eviction of residents – a threat to their right to shelter. ZimRights learnt that on the 19th of June 2020, 2 […]
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Thousands of Chilonga families threatened with Evictions

On June 18, 2020, the Zimbabwe Human Rights Association (ZimRights) visited Chilonga in Chikombedzi under Chiredzi East Constituency, where approximately 1000 villagers are facing potential eviction to pave way for a Lucern grass project. Dendairy, a private milk producing company is said to have been given the green light to occupy 10 000 hectares of […]
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ZimRights visit reveal Mukaradzi Human Rights Violations by State Agents

Zimbabwe Human Rights Association (ZimRights)’s visit to Mukaradzi area on the 10th of June 2020, revealed that several cases of human rights violations have been perpetuated by State Security Agents against artisan miners. Mukaradzi valley, located about 20 kilometres South East of Mount Darwin, under Chief Matope, has gold-rich deposits discovered back in the 1980s. […]
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Chikukwa Villagers up in arms against their local headman

On the 10th of June 2020, Zimbabwe Human Rights Association (ZimRights) visited Chikukwa village, under Chief Chiweshe, in ward 9 of Mashonaland Central Province to verify cases involving abuse of office and illegal sale of land by the local village head. This came after concerned villagers contacted ZimRights seeking assistance. ZimRights visited the village, 80km […]
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