Themes Archives: Torture

26 June 2015 Statement

This is the statement on the 26 June United Nations (UN) International Day in Support of Victims of Torture. The global theme for this year’s commemoration is the Right to Rehabilitation (R2R). Survivors of torture have a right to rehabilitation, justice, remedy and the right to know the truth regarding the facts surrounding their torture. Read more …RIGHT […]

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UN International Day in Support of Victims of Torture – 26 June 2014

The commemoration was held in Mutasa, Manicaland Province and attended by a host of stakeholders that included traditional leaders, members of the public and CSOs. The message of peace and freedom from torture, cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment or punishment was well received by the stakeholders. Read more…UN International Day in Support of Victims of […]

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The Forum pledges to continue fighting impunity on UN anti-torture day

Zimbabwe is a nation with a long and reprehensible history of human rights violations abetted by a political culture of impunity. The Government of Zimbabwe has failed in law and practice to address past eras of organized violence and torture such as the Gukura- hundi atrocities and the 2008 election violence, among others. The failure […]

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