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July 7, 2018 1:19 PM ZimRights under siege – Nehanda Radio

Zimbabwe Human Rights Association (ZimRights) is under siege from former members of the association who are planning to form a splinter group. The development comes after USAid said last week it had withdrawn funding citing financial irregularities. ZimRights has vehemently denied accusations of embezzlement of funds. A US embassy spokesperson said there 49

October 23, 2017 2:52 AM BVR: Rights lawyers offer free services

SEVERAL residents who were struggling to register with the biometric voter registration (BVR) system, and could not acquire proof of residence documents can now smile after local lawyers offered to certify the affidavits free of charge. The Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR)-affiliated lawyers including Mutendi, Shumba and Mudisi Legal Practitioners 14

October 15, 2017 2:51 AM ERC launches BRV roadshows

The Election Resource Centre (ERC) in partnership with the Zimbabwe Human Rights Association (ZimRights) yesterday launched the biometric voter registration (BVR) national roadshows, which are aimed at mobilising people to register to vote in next year’s elections. Speaking at the launch of the campaign dubbed “Reez tiri tese” in Chitungwiza, ERC director 10

September 3, 2017 6:04 AM Opposition petitions Zec over metal IDs

Opposition parties have petitioned the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec), challenging Registrar-General (RG) Tobaiwa Mudede’s pronouncement that metal identity cards (IDs) will not be used in the voter registration process ahead of the 2018 elections. Coalescing under the National Electoral Reforms Agenda (Nera) Youth Forum banner, the parties argue 13

September 2, 2017 3:10 PM Tsvangirai Draws The Line On Metal IDs

Tsvangirai is leading opposition parties who have have petitioned the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec), challenging Registrar-General (RG) Tobaiwa Mudede’s pronouncement that metal identity cards (IDs) will not be used in the voter registration process ahead of the 2018 elections. Coalescing under the National Electoral Reforms Agenda (Nera) Youth 13

July 20, 2017 3:02 AM Growing concern over rise in political intolerance in Zim

The Zimbabwe Human Rights Association (ZimRights) said it noted with concern "rising incidents of political violence" ahead of the 2018 elections, saying such acts were "clearly unconstitutional, criminal and inimical to efforts to maintain peace, harmony and tolerance ahead of the forthcoming elections in the country". ZimRights called upon the police 15

May 26, 2017 7:22 PM Mphoko Blasted For Raiding Police Station

Vice-President Phelekezela Mphoko has been slammed for trying to interfere with police’s work after he reportedly stormed Bulawayo Central Police Station to express his anger over the arrest of several Zanu PF activists following intra-party violence on Sunday. Mphoko reportedly interrogated police officers and expressed displeasure at the arrest of Zanu PF members 5

May 26, 2017 2:30 AM Mphoko slammed for storming police station

Vice-President Phelekezela Mphoko has been slammed for trying to interfere with police’s work after he reportedly stormed Bulawayo Central Police Station to express his anger over the arrest of several Zanu PF activists following intra-party violence on Sunday. Mphoko reportedly interrogated police officers and expressed displeasure at the arrest of Zanu PF members 6

May 18, 2017 11:43 AM Woman killed in spikes war

Kario turned into a war zone on Tuesday as riot police fought running battles with angry residents protesting the death of a woman who had been run over by a vehicle that was evading municipal officers’ spikes. The skirmishes, which virtually brought traffic in the town to standstill, erupted after municipal police reportedly threw a spike under a taxi, eye witnesses 4

March 10, 2017 3:11 AM Civil groups pressure govt over Itai Dzamara

CIVIC groups and Western governments yesterday expressed concern at the Zimbabwean government and police’s apparent lack of interest to bring closure to the mystery over abducted activist Itai Dzamara’s whereabouts two years on. Dzamara was kidnapped by suspected State security agents on March 9, 2015. The solidarity messages came as the Dzamara family 5