The Threat of “Normalising” Authoritarian Rule in Zimbabwe

By Brian Raftopoulos Since the end of the Global Political Agreement (GPA) in 2013, a SADC facilitated settlement that sought to move Zimbabwe out of the legitimacy crisis of the widely discredited elections of 2008, Mugabe’s Zanu PF has been battling to find ways to re-engage Western Governments and the international financial institutions based on […]

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Sun, November 13 2016 » Global Political Agreement, Human rights, Zimbabwe Review » No Comments

Paul Chizuze : Disappeared 8 February 2012

Paul Chizuze

This week marks two years since the disappearance, under suspicious circumstances of fellow human rights activist and stalwart campaigner for peace and justice in Zimbabwe, Mr Paul Chizuze. We remember with gratitude the values you stood for, the decades you committed to the pursuit of democracy, peace and justice in your country. We are still looking for […]

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Fri, February 7 2014 » Human rights » No Comments

Paul Chizuze : Disappeared 8 February 2012

Paul Chizuze

This week marks exactly one year since the disappearance , under suspicious circumstances of fellow human rights activist and stalwart campaigner for peace and justice in Zimbabwe, Mr Paul Chizuze. We remember with gratitude the values you stood for, the decades you committed to the pursuit of democracy, peace and justice in your country. We […]

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Mon, February 11 2013 » Human rights, Press Releases » No Comments

The Constitution Process and Sexual Minority Rights in Zimbabwe

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by Marc Epprecht – Dept. of Global Development Studies and Dept. of History, Queens University, Canada Two flags fly side by side over the corner of a quiet tree-lined street and a busy thoroughfare in one of Harare’s inner northern suburbs. There is the red, gold, black and green of Zimbabwe‘s national standard (let‘s not […]

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Thu, June 21 2012 » Constitution, Human rights, Zimbabwe Review » 1 Comment

Perils and Pitfalls – Migrants and Deportation in South Africa

Relatives pray outside after visiting detainees inside Lindela Detention Centre, Krugersdorp, South Africa

In association with PASSOP This report brings to light the discrepancies between the legal requirements around deportation of migrants and the anomalies in its practical application. It is clear from the findings that South Africa is falling short of its lofty legal standards in the manner that the various government agencies are dealing with this […]

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Tue, June 5 2012 » Diaspora, Human rights, Reports » 2 Comments