Man threatens to sue police for assault

Taken from Newsday A HARARE man, Prince Jack, has threatened to sue Home Affairs minister Kembo Mohadi and the police after he allegedly sustained a fractured hand following attacks by a Mbare-based police officer. Through his lawyer Tsungai Mutongwizo from the Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum, Jack said he intended to sue in terms of [...]

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Lawyers offer free services to crime victims

Taken from Newsday A TEAM of rights lawyers from the NGO Forum has launched a rural outreach programme where they are offering free legal services to crime victims to enable them to obtain peace orders against their alleged tormentors. The team visited villagers in Magunje, Karoi, on Monday where several villagers claimed that they were [...]

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Teacher ‘forces students to chant Zanu PF slogans’

Taken from the Daily News THE Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum has petitioned the Ministry of Education officials over a teacher who allegedly forced pupils to do Zanu PF slogans. In a letter dated November 3, 2014, addressed to the minister of Primary and Secondary Education and District Education Officer for Gokwe District and Provincial [...]

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Dealing with Human rights issues profitable

Human Rights are emerging as an employment sector and lawyers dealing with Human Rights violations can still run profitable businesses. In her presentation at the just ended Lawyers Summer School,  “makinghuman rights make business sense” session sponsored by the Human Rights NGO Forum, Susan Mutambasere said lawyers can still make money when they are dealing with human [...]

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