Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights

ZLHR statement on international day to end impunity for crimes against journalists 

ON International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists, Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR) calls upon the public to condemn impunity for crimes against journalists in Zimbabwe and the rest of the world. Source: ZLHR statement on international day to end impunity for crimes against journalists – The Zimbabwean ZLHR also calls upon […]
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Lawyers decry onslaught under ED

Source: Lawyers decry onslaught under ED | Newsday (News) BY MIRIAM MANGWAYA/PHYLLIS MBANJE A DAMNING report has revealed a growing and worrisome trend in the systematic arrest of lawyers in the country and restrictions that have been placed on them since the beginning of 2020, impacting their freedom to practise their profession. The report was […]
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Zim court orders release of political prisoners unjustly incarcerated 

THE Supreme Court on Friday 4 June 2021 ordered the immediate release from Chikurubi Maximum Security Prison of two political prisoners, Last Tamai Maengahama and Tungamirai Madzokere, where they had been detained since 2016 after they were convicted and sentenced to serve 20 years for allegedly murdering a Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) officer. Source: Zim […]
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ZLHR statement on 8th anniversary of the constitution 

ON the eighth anniversary of the Constitution of Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR) urges government to respect the will of the people by fully implementing all provisions and refraining from passing amendments that undermine the founding values of Zimbabwe’sconstitutional democracy. Source: ZLHR statement on 8th anniversary of the constitution – The Zimbabwean The […]
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Hwange Chinese miner disregards objections, starts operations

Source: Hwange Chinese miner disregards objections, starts operations – NewsDay Zimbabwe BY NQOBANI NDLOVU A CHINESE firm has reportedly started coal mining operations in Hwange’s Dinde area disregarding objections from community members who fear eviction from their ancestral lands. The Dinde community had resisted the coal mining venture by Chinese company Beifa Investments, arguing the […]
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Zim court orders release of Mamombe from prison 

As judge censures Makwande for curtailing her liberty Source: Zim court orders release of Mamombe from prison – The Zimbabwean HIGH Court Judge Justice Esther Muremba on Wednesday 7 October 2020 ordered the release from prison of Harare West constituency legislator Hon. Joanah Mamombe, where she had been incarcerated for close to two weeks on […]
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