January Organised Violence and Torture Report

The Zimbabwe social, political and economic situation remains fragile, which has a debilitating effect on citizens’ livelihood and well-being. As the country moves towards the 2018 elections, stakes have risen and structures of violence are beginning to emerge. The Bikita West by- election pointed to potential violence in the upcoming 2018 presidential elections. The by-election was characterised by a violent pre-election environment. The electorate was subjected to many forms of violence, including harassment and intimidation, assaults, partisan distribution of food aid and farming inputs, disruption of political gatherings among other forms of violence…Read more

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