Abduction and Torture of Sylvanos Mudzvova

On 12 September 2016 at around 10:45pm, about six alleged state security agents wielding guns broke into the home of Sylvanos Mudzvova (38), in Crowborough, Harare, from where they abducted him in full view of his wife and children. Sylvanos is the acting #Tajamuka/Sesijikile spokesperson. He was blindfolded with sackcloth and bundled into the abductors’ [...]

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Organised Violence in Epworth

The Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum (the Forum) has received reports of politically motivated violence in Epworth where alleged ZANU PF youths were moving in four trucks at around 2300 hours on 10 September assaulting individuals perceived to have participated in protest marches. The perpetrators were moving door to door in some cases forcing entrance [...]

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Statement in Support of the Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission Remarks on Partisan Food Distribution

The Forum notes that the Zimbabwe  Human Rights Commission is working against the tides in fulfilling its constitutional mandate. Zimbabwean citizens and human rights defenders have time and again complained about discrimination and politicization of food aid and other social benefits.  The President himself spoke against partisan food aid distribution. This is because hunger knows [...]

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ZHR-NGO applauds Zim’s Human Rights Commission

The Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum on Wednesday commended the Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission for sticking to its constitutional mandate by expeditiously dealing with alleged human rights abuses that were perpetrated by State agencies against protesters in recent days. In a statement, the ZHR-NGO Forum Director, Lloyd Kuveya, said that the State should have respect [...]

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