Africa Day statement

Africa Day marks the founding of the Organization of African Unity (OAU) on May 25th, 1963, which was then established as the African Union (AU) in 2001 with different and more comprehensive objectives to meet the demands of the new millennium. The Forum statement addresses the women’s empowerment and gender equity issues. Read more …Africa [...]

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Decentralise ZHRC: Mutoko villagers

RESIDENTS of Mutoko in Mashonaland East province have appealed to the Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission (ZHRC) to decentralise its operations and set up branches in different districts in order to reach ordinary Zimbabweans. Speaking at a ZHRC awaress meeting in Mutoko at the weekend, the residents said their rights were being violated daily, but they [...]

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NPRC Bill stirs emotions

OLD wounds of the Gukurahundi massacres and political violence since 2002 were re-opened during emotionally charged Parliament organised public meeting hearings on the National Peace and Reconciliation Commission (NPRC) Bill that ended last week. National Transitional Justice Working Group (NTJWG) chairperson Alec Muchadehama said the emotions and tensions, which were exhibited during the hearings showed [...]

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1st QPVR 2016

The Quarterly Political and Human Rights Violations Report (QPVR) is a monitoring tool to track and document trends in civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights violations. This report covers the period between January and March 2016 and highlights developments through statistics and, trends in human rights violations. Read more…1st QPVR 2016

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