Tag Archives | Abel Chikomo

‘Govt sincerity on Dzamara questionable’

Government and police’s sincerity in investigating the whereabouts of democracy activist and journalist Itai Dzamara has once again been questioned in view of recent utterances by some public officials over the issue. Presidential spokesperson George Charamba last week appeared to imply Dzamara’s disappearance could have been stage-managed while defending President Robert Mugabe’s silence over the […]

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Chikurubi riots a wake-up call for govt — Activists

Human rights defenders have described Friday’s food riots by prisoners as a warning to the Zanu PF-led government that it needs to urgently fix its attitude towards the observance of essential rights. This comes as 11 people — three prison officials and eight prisoners from Chikurubi Maximum Prison — are battling for their life while […]

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Flood victims’ lawyers scoop top award

Three lawyers who represented Tokwe-Mukorsi flood victims have scooped the Human Rights of the Year award. Collins Maboke, Phillip Shumba and Martin Mureri were honoured on Friday at a colourful ceremony hosted by the Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum and Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR) at a top Harare hotel. Abel Chikomo, the Zimbabwe […]

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