Statement on Police Brutality

The government has the obligation to respect, protect and fulfil human rights. State sponsored violence that is systematically planned, financed and deployed against the country’s citizens using state resources violates the Constitution and contravenes international human rights law. It further erodes government’s legitimacy. Thus, the police which must serve us, in accordance with Section 208 [...]

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The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in partnership with the NGO Forum will hold a live discussion on the Economic, Social & Cultural rights. We will be joined by guests from Amnesty International, Netherlands.Join us Monday 11 July 2016  

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Forum Statement on police brutal use of force on protesters

The Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum (the Forum) unreservedly condemns in the strongest terms the appalling use of excessive force by the police against protesters in Epworth, Mabvuku, Tafara, Ruwa and other areas in Harare.While the Forum does not condone violent protests,  the Forum is disturbed by the heavy –handedness of the police in quelling the  [...]

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Human rights doctors, ZHRC meet service providers over health rights

Three local human rights bodies will on Friday host a breakfast meeting for the Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission (ZHRC), where they will interact with healthcare service providers to map out ways of enhancing the promotion and protection of the right to health through the work of the commission. The Zimbabwe Association of Doctors for Human [...]

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