Harare – The Zimbabwe Human Rights Association (ZimRights) condemns the assault of opposition MDC-T members by suspected Zanu-PF youths in Highfields and disruption of a funeral in Mbare in Harare over the weekend.
ZimRights as a member of the International Federation of Human Rights (FIDH) is pleased to share with you the International Women’s Day statement and video from the global human rights organisation.
Find the statement and video on this link: https://www.fidh.org/en/issues/women-s-rights/8-march-in-the-face-of-the-attacks-and-the-set-backs-fighting-back
ZimRights Vice Chairperson, Takesure Musiiwa speaks during the AGM
Harare – War veterans of Zimbabwe’s liberation war and other civil society organisations have pledged to work together with the Zimbabwe Human Rights Association (ZimRights) towards the attainment of peace in the communities ahead of the 2018 elections. They were giving solidarity remarks at the recent ZimRights Annual General Meeting (AGM) held in Harare at which the organisation – formed in 1992 – marked 25 years of its existence and relevance.
Harare – Today, marks exactly two years of the unresolved abduction by five men suspected to be state security agents of pro-democracy activist, Itai Dzamara. Dzamara, who was among four people recently honoured with an international Lifetime Achievement recognition by Amnesty International and won the ZimRights Overall Human Rights Defender of the Year 2015 award, was the founder of Occupy Africa Unity Square (OAUS).
Harare – The Zimbabwe Human Rights Association (ZimRights) joins the country and the world in commemorating International Women’s Day on March 8, 2017. The commemorations under the theme #BeBoldForChange prompt all stakeholders to reflect on the progress made and what remains to be done to achieve women empowerment.