Gukurahundi artist says his persecution helps get point across

by Violet Gonda, SW Radio Africa (17 May 2010) ‘Gukurahundi’ visual artist Owen Maseko says his arrest and the banning of his exhibition is helping him to get his point across and the police actions are proving his point. Maseko was arrested in March when he opened an exhibition showing an artist’s impression of the […]

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Tue, May 18 2010 » Zimbabwe Update » No Comments

Invitation to an interactive exhibition on Zimbabwean Refugee Children in South Africa

The Solidarity Peace Trust in Partnership with the Central Methodist Church (Johannesburg) will be organizing an Exhibition in Johannesburg on the Zimbabwean Refugee Children. Date: 19 May 2009 Time: 10am Venue: Albert Street School, cnr Albert Street and Kruis, opposite J’Burg fire station, Marshalltown, Johannesburg This is an interactive exhibition with recordings from the children […]

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Mon, May 10 2010 » Press Releases, Zimbabwe Update » No Comments

Amnesty International call for an end to repression of public debate on human rights abuses

Amnesty International today [30 March 2010] called on Zimbabwe’s Government to end repression of public debate on past and ongoing human rights violations, following the detention of a well known artist for work depicting atrocities committed in the 1980’s. Owen Maseko was arrested on 26 March after participating in a show at the Bulawayo National […]

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Thu, April 1 2010 » Zimbabwe Update » No Comments

Freedom of artistic expression

Anyone who cares about the freedom of artistic expression, or about the chances of any healing in Zimbabwe any time soon, must surely condemn in the strongest terms the arrest of Owen Maseko in Bulawayo on Friday last week. Owen is one of Zimbabwe’s most outstanding young artists – his paintings hang on walls all […]

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Tue, March 30 2010 » Zimbabwe Update » 3 Comments

Constitution flyers

Solidarity Peace Trust has produced a number of flyers about the constitution. We invite members of the public and other organisations to download and distribute these. The flyers can be found in PDF format on our current topics page. Alternatively, use the list below to browse directly to specific flyer topics. Please note that the […]

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Thu, February 25 2010 » Constitution, Zimbabwe Update » No Comments