ZimRights News

Zimbabwe: UN experts demand an immediate end to abductions and torture

GENEVA (10 June 2020) – UN human rights experts* today called on Zimbabwe to immediately end a reported pattern of disappearances and torture that appear aimed at suppressing protests and dissent. The urgent call comes after three female opposition activists – member of parliament Joanna Mamombe, Cecilia Chimbiri and Netsai Marova – were stopped at […]
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Africa: We must act now to avoid a catastrophe, say rights chiefs

GENEVA (20 May 2020) – Human rights chiefs from the United Nations and the African Commission today warned that tens of millions may become destitute in Africa as a result of COVID-19 and its economic impact with catastrophic human rights consequences. Michelle Bachelet, the UN’s High Commissioner for Human Rights, and Solomon Dersso, Chairperson of […]
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ZimRights takes the fight against COVID-19 to Chirumhanzu District

As part of its ongoing fight against COVID-19, ZimRights donated Personal Protective Equipment to Midlands Province’s Chirumanzi district on the 6th of May 2020. The district has just seen the establishment of a new quarantine centre at Mvuma Government Primary School which will complement Mvuma District General Hospital, Hama and Lalapanzi clinics. ZimRights, represented by […]
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ZimRights Launches the Guide to Understanding Devolution

Today we release one of our publications titled ‘Guide to Understanding Devolution.’ The guide unpacks devolution principles as well as the ZimRights perspectives on devolution. The Guide is designed to capacitated members of the public on key issues on devolution and how they can meaningfully engage and participate in the developing discussion on this important […]
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