The 2012 Annual Report on
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The appointment of a new hangman raises fears that the country may be preparing to start executions again after a seven year hiatus.
Okay Machisa, director of the Zimbabwe Human Rights Association, is denied bail and remanded in custody until 30 January.
Amnesty International is deeply concerned about ongoing harassment and intimidation of human rights workers by police in Zimbabwe as the country prepares for elections ...
Document AFR 46/016/2012
Three Zimbabwean human rights defenders, who were detained on 5 November 2012 and illegally transferred between Harare and Bulawayo on 7 November, were finally ...
Urgent Action AFR 46/013/2012
Three human rights defenders who are being illegally detained by Zimbabwe's police must be immediately and unconditionally released, Amnesty International said ...
Three Zimbabwean human rights defenders (HRDs), have been detained without charge since Monday 5 November. On 7 November, they were illegally transferred from Harare ...
Urgent Action AFR 46/012/2012
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. AI index: AFR 46/010/2012. 25 July 2012. Zimbabwe: Amnesty International says death penalty ...
Public Statement AFR 46/010/2012
Activists from around the globe share their stories from the frontline of defending human rights.
It has been a particularly tough year for human rights defenders in sub-Saharan Africa, says Zimbabwean activist Jenni Williams.
Amnesty International releases its flagship yearly report documenting the state of the world's human rights.