Organised Violence & Torture Report: February 2017

Zimbabwe’s political terrain continues to be defined by violence. As preparations for the 2018 harmonized elections gather momentum, cases of inter party violence were reported and documented. The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) and the Zimbabwe African National Union- Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF) were reported as the main perpetrators of violence. The country is currently under threats [...]

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Government of Zimbabwe Advised to Find Dzamara

Geneva, UN The Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum (the Forum) has today called on the Government of Zimbabwe to investigate the whereabouts of Itai Dzamara who was abducted on 9 March 2015. The call was made in a joint statement with the World Alliance for Citizen Participation (CIVICUS) at the 34th Session of the UN [...]

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January Organised Violence and Torture Report

The Zimbabwe social, political and economic situation remains fragile, which has a debilitating effect on citizens’ livelihood and well-being. As the country moves towards the 2018 elections, stakes have risen and structures of violence are beginning to emerge. The Bikita West by- election pointed to potential violence in the upcoming 2018 presidential elections. The by-election [...]

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