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

19 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.

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.

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