The Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR) has bemoaned the passing of the Criminal Law (Codification and Reform) Amendment Bill N.B. 15, 2022, which introduces so-called patriotism provisions.
The bill, gazetted on December 23, 2022, seeks to criminalize Zimbabwean citizens and residents who engage with foreign
The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) has turned against Harare lawyer Kudzayi Kadzere who was allegedly assaulted by law enforcement officers while attending to arrested Citizens Coalition for Change (CCC) activists in Budiriro last week.
In a statement, ZRP national police spokesperson Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi accused
Local civic groups have added their voices in condemning the political violence that happened in Matobo over the weekend urging political party leaders and supporters to be tolerant to differing views for the country to achieve a thriving democracy.
In a statement, Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human
A local human rights advocacy group has called on the Government to end the culture of impunity in cases of enforced disappearances committed by state actors.
In a statement to mark the International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances, Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR)
State prosecutor Michael Reza on Thursday made a fool of himself when he pre-empted a court application, Harare East legislator and lawyer Tendai Biti was about to make before Regional Magistrate Vongai Muchuchuti Guwuriro.
Biti is facing allegations of assault emanating from a verbal altercation with
Chitungwiza municipality has succumbed to pressure from advocacy groups to withdraw a demolition Order which it issued on 30 December 2021 threatening to raze down structures illegally built by residents at one of the dormitory town's Shopping Centre.
In a letter to Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human
The Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR) says the High Court is silent on the verdict of an application challenge on government’s decision to suspend the holding of by elections six months after Justice Siyabona Musithu reserved judgement.
In October 2020, the government through Health Minister
The Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR) has written to police Commissioner-General Godwin Matanga demanding the immediate release of 40 war veterans who were arrested in Harare yesterday whilst protesting against poor pensions.
In a letter gleaned by 263Chat, ZLHR said they were shocked to hear
A Masvingo resident Sharon Moffat, the Legal Resource Foundation (LRF) and Women’s Coalition in Zimbabwe (WcoZ) have filed an application at the High Court seeking an order for the Johanne Marange Church and Apostolic Churches Council to publish message that condemns the marrying off of
Civic society organisations under the banner of the Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition (CiZC) have joined the chorus of voices condemning recent statements by Minister of Justice, legal and Parliamentary Affairs Ziyambi Ziyambi over the High Court ruling into the extension of Chief Justice Luke Malaba's