Tag: Amnesty International

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Africa: Regional human rights bodies struggle to uphold rights amid political headwinds

Africa: Regional human rights bodies struggle to uphold rights amid political headwinds

For a second consecutive year, Amnesty International has documented how African governments are grossly undermining regional human rights bodies by fa ...
Zimbabwe Cracks Down on Protests as Economy Crumbles

Zimbabwe Cracks Down on Protests as Economy Crumbles

With inflation running at 700 percent, the pandemic has left an already weak state on the brink. Source: Zimbabwe Cracks Down on Protests as Economy ...
Authorities thwart anti-corruption protests, launch a witch-hunt against activists

Authorities thwart anti-corruption protests, launch a witch-hunt against activists

Zimbabwean authorities have thwarted a peaceful anti-corruption protest which was planned for today and launched a witch-hunt against political and hu ...
Zimbabwe raids EcoCash for mobile money users, arrests journalist

Zimbabwe raids EcoCash for mobile money users, arrests journalist

"Full subscriber details of each user means they have your name, cellphone number, address and all EcoCash records. This is a far reaching breach of p ...
Authorities must drop charges against health care workers for demanding better wages 

Authorities must drop charges against health care workers for demanding better wages 

In response to charges levelled against 13 nurses who are accused of contravening lockdown regulations, introduced as a way to address COVID-19, by pr ...
Zimbabwe – once more on the brink of collapse?

Zimbabwe – once more on the brink of collapse?

President Emmerson Mnangagwa is accused of reneging on promises he made after ousting Robert Mugabe. Source: Zimbabwe - once more on the brink of col ...
Zimbabwe: Persecution of tortured female opposition leaders continues as they are denied bail

Zimbabwe: Persecution of tortured female opposition leaders continues as they are denied bail

Three female opposition leaders continue to languish in jail as crackdown against opposition escalates Source: Zimbabwe: Persecution of tortured fema ...
Southern Africa: Persons with albinism especially vulnerable in the face of COVID-19

Southern Africa: Persons with albinism especially vulnerable in the face of COVID-19

Source: Southern Africa: Persons with albinism especially vulnerable in the face of COVID-19 - The Zimbabwean Southern African governments must ens ...
Authorities must account for the disappearance of three opposition leaders

Authorities must account for the disappearance of three opposition leaders

Authorities in Zimbabwe must urgently account for three missing female leaders from the opposition Movement for Democratic Change – Alliance (MDC-Alli ...
Southern Africa: Governments must move beyond politics in distribution of COVID-19 food aid

Southern Africa: Governments must move beyond politics in distribution of COVID-19 food aid

As some governments implement much needed social protection measures to mitigate against the impact of COVID-19, including the distribution of food ai ...
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