Court clears commemoration of Operation Hakudzokwi (You shall not return) on 1st of November in the diamond rich Marange communal lands.

Court  clears  commemoration of Operation Hakudzokwi (You shall not return) on 1st of November in the diamond rich Marange communal lands.

The Mutare Magistrate’s Court has cleared the commemoration for Operation Hakudzokwi which is scheduled for the 1st of November in the diamond rich Marange communal lands. Operation Hakudzokwi (You shall not return) was a violent crack down launched by Zimbabwe’s security forces to capture Marange diamond fields from artisanal miners and local villagers. Hundreds of artisanal miners were gunned down whilst scores of women were gang raped and others forced to be raped as punishment…

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‘Police commissioner-general, Augustine Chihuri vows to crush any peaceful demonstrations staged against Robert Mugabe’s misrule’

‘Police commissioner-general, Augustine Chihuri vows to crush any peaceful demonstrations staged against Robert Mugabe’s misrule’

  The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) strongly condemns the unwarranted attack on the people and the country’s Constitution by the police commissioner-general, Augustine Chihuri. Chihuri last Friday at a meeting on Public Order and Security Act (Posa), Chihuri in Harare vowed to crush any peaceful demonstrations staged against Robert Mugabe’s misrule and the citizens’ demands for key electoral reforms before the 2018 elections. The meeting was attended by officers commanding police districts and provinces. What…

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Judiciary is ‘negligent and reckless’ for sanctioning political demonstrations against government -MUGABE intimidates judges

Judiciary is ‘negligent and reckless’ for sanctioning political demonstrations against government -MUGABE intimidates judges

  HARARE High Court judge, Justice Priscilla Chigumba, today faces an acid test when she presides over an urgent chamber application filed by opposition parties and Harare residents last week challenging the legality of the police ban on all demonstrations in the central business district until September 16. This comes against a background of a strong warning by President Robert Mugabe, who on Saturday described judges as “negligent and reckless” for sanctioning political demonstrations against…

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Joint Statement By Democratic Political Parties On International Labour Day 2016

Joint Statement By Democratic Political Parties  On International Labour Day 2016

On this International Labour Day, we, the Democratic Political Parties in Zimbabwe re-affirm our respect for our national constitution, and observance of the principles of constitutionalism, good governance, democracy and justice, Pan-Africanism and international solidarity. We re-iterate our commitment to the protection and promotion of human rights, including the rights of all workers to decent jobs and decent pay. We are determined to contribute to the upliftment and transformation of the lives of the people…

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People’s Democratic Party (PDP) International Labour Day 2016 Statement

People’s Democratic Party (PDP) International Labour Day 2016 Statement

WE the People’s Democratic Party (PDP); Committed to pan-Africanism, good governance, social democracy, protection of human rights, respecting the principle of constitutionalism; Dedicated to the protection and promotion of workers’ rights and the decent work agenda; Determined to uplift and transform the lives of our people, join the working people of Zimbabwe in commemorating the International Workers Day 2016 under the theme: “Celebrating the international labour movement”. Introduction The International Labour Day is celebrated globally…

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‘At Law, ‘War Veterans & ZCTU Don’t Need Police Permission For Meetings’-MDC-T Chief Whip Innocent Gonese

  MDC-T Chief Whip Innocent Gonese has questioned the legality of the police interfering with the meetings conducted by the War Veterans associations and the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions indicating that at law the two organisations are not required regulated by law to ask for permission to hold meetings from police. Speaking in parliament Gonese said he wanted  find out from the Deputy Minister of Home Affairs whether the regulating authorities under the Zimbabwe…

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Rural Teachers Union of Zimbabwe RTUZ Confirms 4th January Mass Protests

Rural Teachers Union of Zimbabwe RTUZ  Confirms 4th January Mass Protests

Rural Teachers Union of Zimbabwe RTUZ in conjunction with Zimbabwe Activist Alliance (ZAA), Zimbabwe National Students Union (ZINASU),other civil servants unions,YARD etc will be having a Demo on the 4th of January 2016 in Harare. RTUZ submitted a notification letter to the Police Internal Security lntelligence (PISI) department of on 31 January 2016. The letter was received by one officer who calls himself Jack Jackson and he acknowledged receipt of the letter satisfying the POSA…

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Paranoid Zanu PF Regime Use State Machinery& Draconian (POSA) To Bar Meeting Between Communist Group & Zimbabwe Communist League

Paranoid Zanu PF Regime Use State Machinery& Draconian (POSA) To Bar Meeting Between Communist Group &  Zimbabwe Communist League

Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) in Bulawayo has banned a planned Communist Group and the Zimbabwe Communist League from holding a meeting at Stanley Hall on the grounds that is “not registered”. The group had sought police clearance for the meeting. In a  response dated October 29, Zimbabwe Republic Police of Bulawayo West District in a letter signed by Superintendent D. Mapiye Acting Officer Commanding Bulawayo West District said “Please be advised that this office has…

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