SPT-Zimbabwe Update No.3. June 2011: Beyond Livingstone

The excitement over the resolutions of the SADC Troika meeting in Livingstone, Zambia, at the end of March 2011, was largely focused on the stronger stance taken by the organ over the abuses of the Mugabe regime, and more particularly the continued obstacles placed by the latter over the implementation of the GPA. In effect […]

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Fri, June 24 2011 » Global Political Agreement, Zimbabwe Update » 1 Comment

SPT-Zimbabwe Update No.2. March 2011: The Silencing of the Bones

Over the last few days, I have watched, listened to, and read with growing horror and dismay, about events unfolding in Mount Darwin, Zimbabwe, where human remains are currently being hauled out of mine shafts by completely unqualified individuals. I have examined with great sadness, photographs of dishevelled piles of skulls, long bones and other […]

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Thu, March 24 2011 » Conflict resolution, History, Human rights, Zimbabwe Update » 1 Comment

SPT-Zimbabwe Update No.1. March 2011: The effects of the events in North Africa on Zimbabwean Politics

Given the economic and political convulsions that have marked Zimbabwean politics for the last decade, it is not surprising that the momentous events in North Africa have been imported and constructed in contested ways by the major political players in Zimbabwe. With the Zimbabwean landscape torn by the polemical rupture between the redistributive language of […]

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Thu, March 17 2011 » History, Zimbabwe Update » No Comments

The Solidarity Peace Trust urges humane treatment of Zimbabwean Refugees

The Solidarity Peace Trust condemns the relentless harassment of Zimbabwean refugees in South Africa at a time when Zanu PF is once again terrorising Zimbabweans in some parts of their country. We draw South Africa’s attention to the fact that Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) members and supporters are once again being abducted or arrested […]

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Mon, February 21 2011 » Diaspora, Human rights, Press Releases, Zimbabwe Update » No Comments

New report and film to be launched on Friday 30 July

The Solidarity Peace trust will be launching a new report and film on Friday 30 July 2010. REPORT: A Fractured Nation The report is an assessment of the effects of Operation Murambatsvina five years on. It looks at the combined effects of OM and the economic meltdown in the years that followed on the livelihoods […]

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Tue, July 27 2010 » Press Releases, Zimbabwe Update » No Comments