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Zimbabwe: Court ruling upholding police ban on protests must be rescinded

5 oktober 2016

In response to the ruling by the High Court in Zimbabwe yesterday upholding a 30-day police ban on protests in the capital Harare, Amnesty International’s Deputy Director for Southern Africa, Muleya Mwananyanda, said:

Zimbabwe: Allow public demonstrations as per court ruling

7 september 2016

The government of Zimbabwe must respect a court ruling overturning the ban on protests in the country, Amnesty International said today, as the High Court issued its verdict allowing public demonstrations.

Zimbabwe: Investigate fate and whereabouts of disappeared pro-democracy activist

29 augustus 2016

The continued failure of Zimbabwe’s authorities to launch an effective investigation into the enforced disappearance of pro-democracy activist, Itai Dzamara, sends a chilling message about the security of other government critics, said Amnesty International today marking the International Day of the Disappeared.

The Day of the Disappeared: Enforced disappearances persist globally

23 augustus 2016

Governments around the world are consistently using enforced disappearances to secure their own power and silence opposition, said Amnesty International, ahead of this year’s International Day of the Disappeared on 30 August.

Zimbabwe: Police must stop intimidation and harassment of journalists

27 juni 2016

“The latest arbitrary arrest and detention of five journalists covering a demonstration is a tactic simply calculated to intimidate and harass journalists,” said Deprose Muchena, Amnesty International’s Regional Director for Southern Africa.

Zimbabwe: Deplorable attack on brother of missing activist must be urgently investigated

18 april 2016

The brutal assault by Zimbabwe's state security agents on the brother of the abducted pro-democracy activist Itai Dzamara must be urgently and impartially investigated and those responsible brought to justice, Amnesty International said today.

Zimbabwe: Abducted pro-democracy activist – no answers one year on

8 maart 2016

The absolute failure of the police to account for the enforced disappearance of Itai Dzamara, a pro-democracy activist and critic of President Mugabe’s government, highlights the culture of impunity for human rights violations in Zimbabwe, said Amnesty International on the anniversary of his abduction.

Zimbabwe: Detention of journalists a shocking attempt to intimidate the press

3 november 2015

The detention of three journalists arrested for publishing a story linking senior police officers to a poaching syndicate is a shocking attempt to threaten freedom of the press, said Amnesty International today, as it called for their immediate release.

Zimbabwe: End the death penalty after 10-year execution hiatus

22 juli 2015

A 10-year hiatus in executions is a milestone for the protection of the right to life and the eventual abolition of the death penalty in Zimbabwe, said Amnesty International as the country marked a decade without executions.

Zimbabwe: Police beatings of protesters must be investigated

17 april 2015

The beating of peaceful protesters, including a prominent human rights activist, by Zimbabwean Police shows a complete disregard for the rule of law and a culture of impunity, said Amnesty International today.

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Ruud Bosgraaf Ruud Bosgraaf
r [dot] bosgraaf [at] amnesty [dot] nl
Emile Affolter Emile Affolter
e [dot] affolter [at] amnesty [dot] nl
Paul Helsloot Paul Helsloot
p [dot] helsloot [at] amnesty [dot] nl

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