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Suspension of Walter Onnoghen by President Muhammadu Buhari violates global human rights standards, UN expert says. ...
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National News
The United Nations has expressed deep concern at reports of people being raped and tortured in the ongoing crackdown against dissent in Zimbabwe and demanded President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government to act to end the impunity. ...
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PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has succumbed to pressure from local and international human rights groups to rein in killer soldiers, and yesterday appointed a 10-member inter-ministerial taskforce to further investigate the military’s excesses in line with recommendations by the Kgalema Motlanthe-led commission of inquiry into the August 1, 2018 fatal shootings. ...
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Business
VISITING top United States government officials have pledged to encourage American companies to invest in Zimbabwe despite worries that the country is not doing well in key business indices. ...
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News Politics
TWO human rights groups, Zimbabwe Peace Project (ZPP) and Heal Zimbabwe Trust (HZT), have expressed concern over the alleged escalation of political violence in Hurungwe West constituency as the ruling party clamps down on its opponents ahead of the June 10 by-election. ...
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ZANU PF Buhera South MP Joseph Chinotimba on Thursday scooped the Human Rights People’s Choice awards, beating MDC-T MP for Harare West Jessy Majome and other notable figures like Zimbabwe Peace Project director Jestina Mkoko. ...
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A LOCAL human rights defender, ZimRights, has threatened to take legal action against a Buhera village headman and law-enforcement agents who last week demolished 28 homesteads in Chief Mafusire. ...
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Human rights lawyer warned, cautioned
PROMINENT human rights lawyer Trust Maanda had his warned-and-cautioned statement recorded at Southerton Police Station in Harare yesterday after he was summoned and charged for allegedly obstructing the course of justice. ...
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National News
ENVIRONMENTAL pressure groups have called on government to adopt and endorse United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. ...
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Columnists Opinion & Editorials
In yesterday’s issue we carried a story titled: One meal a day for prisoners, in which three MDC-T activists who spent 33 months in remand prison reinforced in our minds the gloomy picture of the conditions in the country’s prisons. ...
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Concourt lands another poll case
A HUMAN rights defender Nixon Nyikadzino on Monday filed an application with the Constitutional Court seeking to compel President Mugabe to proclaim an election date after complying with the constitutional requirements. ...
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National News
THE trial of human rights lawyer Beatrice Mtetwa, who is accused of obstructing or defeating the course of justice, opened at the Harare Magistrates’ Courts. ...
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Columnists Opinion & Editorials
IT IS that day again when we feel proud of our tenacity and resilience as a people as we celebrate our independence from colonial rule. ...
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Columnists Opinion & Editorials
The ongoing siege on NGOs that culminated in the crackdown on the PM's Office and the arrest of human rights lawyer Beatrice Mtetwa should be cause for alarm. ...
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National News Politics
FOR more than 20 years, Beatrice Mtetwa has fought for freedom in President Robert Mugabe’s Zimbabwe. ...
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National News
HUMAN RIGHTS defender Farai Maguwu is one of the recipients of this year’s Giraffe Heroes award for “outstanding citizens” worldwide. ...
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National News
NEW YORK — Citing arbitrary arrests, intimidation and harassment, the United Nations human rights arm on Saturday condemned recent attacks against human rights defenders in Zimbabwe ahead of elections expected later this year. ...
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National News
EX-ZIMBABWE Human Rights Commission chairperson Reginald Austin, who recently quit his post in protest over unfavourable working conditions, has exposed government’s apparent lack of commitment to upholding human rights. ...
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THE Princess of Africa Yvonne Chaka Chaka, is known for her charity work. ...
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National News
JOHANNESBURG — A new report says Zimbabwe punitively uses its laws and beatings by security forces to suppress activists in the State. ...
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Columnists Opinion & Editorials
Recent revelations by released human rights activist Cynthia Manjoro that most female prisoners do not have underwear deserves serious interrogation by both the nation and civic groups as it brings to the fore untold suffering by inmates in the country’s correctional institutions. ...
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National News
THE Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR) have intervened in the case involving a Nyamandlovu woman accused of insulting President Robert Mugabe. ...
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