Armed Police called in to Disrupt King Mzilikazi 2 Inauguration

(Public Statement 11/2017) Issue Date: 12 September 2017 The decision by the Government of Zimbabwe, acting through the Zimbabwe Republic Police, to disrupt a peaceful event meant to inaugurate Mr Stanley Raphael Tshuma as King Mzilikazi 2 violated the fundamental human rights and freedoms of the people. Article 2 of the United Nations Declaration on... Continue Reading →

Darker and more dangerous: High Commissioner updates the Human Rights Council on human rights issues in 40 countries

Human Rights Council 36th session Opening Statement by Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights 11 September 2017 Distinguished President of the Council, Excellencies, Colleagues, Friends, As I enter the final year of my current mandate – a year which I will discharge with vigour and determination – I wish to... Continue Reading →

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