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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UPR report: Forum and Civicus

The Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum and Civicus  examined the progress the Government of Zimbabwe has made in ensuring the protection, promotion and fulfilment of the rights to freedom of expression, assembly and association since its examination under the first UPR cycle in October 2011. Read more………… http://www.civicus.org/images/CIVICUS%20Forum%20Joint%20Zimbabwe%20UPR%20Submission.pdf

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Violence victims relive horror

LETWIN Bhumire vividly remembers the day four men took turns to rape her for supporting opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai in 2001. At a meeting last week, Bhumire continuously wiped tears from her face as she narrated the five-day ordeal at the hands of Zanu PF youths who attacked her at her home 15 years ago. [...]

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Partisan Zimbabwe police slammed

Some survivors of political violence in Zimbabwe have slammed the Zimbabwe Republic Police for assisting Zanu PF supporters in perpetrating violence against opposition party supporters during elections in the country Narrating their ordeals at a ceremony to commemorate the International Day for the Right to Truth concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and For the Dignity [...]

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