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Persberichtenoverzicht van Zimbabwe


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.

Zimbabwe: Independence celebrations marred by human rights failures

17 april 2015

The Zimbabwean government is effectively denying many people their human rights by dragging its heels in aligning the country’s laws with the constitution adopted two years ago, said Amnesty International on the 35th anniversary of independence from Britain on 18 April.

Zimbabwe: Abducted journalist and pro-democracy activist must be found

9 april 2015

The Zimbabwean authorities must urgently step up their search efforts for abducted journalist and pro-democracy activist Itai Dzamara and update the public on any progress so far, Amnesty International said today, a month after his enforced disappearance.

Zimbabwe: Fear mounts for abducted journalist and activist

10 maart 2015

Amid growing fear for the safety of abducted journalist and pro-democracy activist, Itai Dzamara, Amnesty International is calling on the Zimbabwe government to immediately investigate and ensure his safety.

Zimbabwe: Forced evictions must stop immediately

13 januari 2015

A High Court decision barring the forced eviction of families from Arnold Farm in Mazowe is a victory for human rights and justice, Amnesty International said today.

Zimbabwe: Authorities must act against attackers of pro-democracy activists

4 december 2014

Zimbabwean authorities should immediately begin a thorough and impartial investigation into the abduction and beating of pro-democracy and rights activists on 2 December 2014, and bring suspected perpetrators to justice, Amnesty International said today.

Hundreds to be left homeless as Zimbabwe bulldozes “illegal settlements” with impunity

2 oktober 2014

The Zimbabwean authorities have bulldozed the homes of hundreds of the country’s poorest residents in a series of forced evictions in what amounts to a clear breach of its own Constitution, as well as its international and regional human rights obligations, said Amnesty International today.

Zimbabwe: Mugabe denies millions basic human rights

22 augustus 2014

Robert Mugabe is continuing to deny millions of Zimbabweans their most basic human rights, Amnesty International said a year after the President took the oath of office and swore to uphold the new constitution.

Zimbabwe: Anniversary of new Constitution no cause for celebration

22 mei 2014

Legislation restricting internationally recognized human rights is still in place in Zimbabwe, one year after the new Constitution was signed into law promising improved civil liberties for all, Amnesty International said 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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