Field Study into Perceptions of the Right to Privacy in Zimbabwe

This research is based on the right to privacy perception study undertaken in Zimbabwe. The report makes the finding that although enshrined in the Zimbabwean Constitution, privacy rights are still far from being protected and are being infringed by people in positions of authority. This is attributable to their vague understanding of citizens’ privacy rights [...]

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Zanu Pf Activists to pay for 2008 arson attack

ZANU PF supporters who burnt houses belonging to members of the opposition during the 2008 political turmoil have been ordered by the High Court to compensate the victims. This followed applications for default judgement filed by three Muzarabani men Gideon Mukoshoware, John Savanhu and Moses Nyabuda. All the judgements passed in default by High Court [...]

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Kunaka to pay $4k in assault damages

JIM Kunaka, the former Zanu PF youth chairperson for Harare has been ordered to pay $4 000 by the High Court, to a harare man he assaulted in 2008 . High Court judge Garainesu Mawadze ordered Kunaka to pay costs of the suit. “The respondent shall pay to the applicant the total sum of $4 000 [...]

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Flood victims’ lawyers scoop top award

Three lawyers who represented Tokwe-Mukorsi flood victims have scooped the Human Rights of the Year award. Collins Maboke, Phillip Shumba and Martin Mureri were honoured on Friday at a colourful ceremony hosted by the Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum and Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR) at a top Harare hotel. Abel Chikomo, the Zimbabwe [...]

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