Monthly Archives: April 2016

BULAWAYO CHRISTIANS UNITE TO DEFEND THEIR FREEDOM OF CONSCIENCE

Today over 250 Bulawayo Christians and pastors from various denominations, groups and affiliations converged a a City Church to discuss the National Pledge that the state is imposing to school going children as of the 3rd of May 2016 which … Continue reading

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SUMMARY OF THE 2016 BULAWAYO ACCESS TO HUMAN RIGHTS INFORMATION SURVEY

Matabeleland Institute for Human Rights conducted a survey to ascertain levels of access to human rights information by Bulawayo Residents. The survey was conducted between January and March 2016 and covered 22 of the 29 wards of the City of … Continue reading

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PUBLIC STATEMENT: LACK OF RADIO RECEPTION VIOLATES HUMAN RIGHTS IN MATABELELAND

As we join the progressive international community to commemorate the 2016 World Radio Day today on the 13th of February 2016, we note with concern that 36 years after Zimbabwe’s independence, most rural communities of Matabeleland still dont have access to radio reception. … Continue reading

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PUBLIC STATEMENT: CHRONICLE CARTOONIST MUST RESIGN

We write in reference to a cartoon by the Chronicle cartoonist Musapenda on the Chronicle of 4 February 2016. We need to put it on record that whilst appreciating that Musapenda as an artist has artistic freedom, it needs to be considered … Continue reading

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PUBLIC STATEMENT 29/01/2016: VICTORIA FALL MAGISTRATE’S SEX OFFENDER JUDGEMENT THREATENS RIGHTS OF LEARNERS

We at Matabeleland Institute for Human Rights are concerned with the decision by Victoria Falls Magistrate Rangarirai Gakanje to prosecute 19 years old Edmore Sibanda, who was accused of impregnating a 14 years old girl, to 310 hours of community … Continue reading

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WELCOME TO MIHR

Matabeleland Institute for Human Rights (MIHR) is a human rights non-profit and non-governmental think tank organization based in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe and exists to support, enhance and strengthen individual and institutional efforts of protecting and promoting human rights through research, capacity … Continue reading

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First blog post

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