Bridging the Costs of Accessing Human Rights Information in Zimbabwe

A person staying at St Peter's Village in peri-urban Bulawayo has to spend Usd3 just to go to the CBD to access government offices, NGO offices or independent commissions offices. They are told that they don't have enough papers and they have to come again Tommorow and it's another Usd3 again. This is contrary to... Continue Reading →

Amplifying Waste Pickers and Slum Voices at global levels

Matabeleland Institute for Human Rights (MIHR) joined hundreds of water and sanitation practitioners from across the globe at the All Systems Connect 2023 (ASC2023) Symposium held at The Hague. The symposium focused on water and sanitation through the systems approach. MIHR was part of the Social Justice Cluster and the MIHR Director Mr Khumbulani Maphosa... Continue Reading →

Relocate Lubimbi Villagers Within the Framework of Human Rights and Good Development – Hon Watson

(Hon Nicola Watson receiving Displacements Framework Communique from Lubimbi Councilor in 2022 during the National Displacements Indaba) Bulawayo Central Member of Parliament, Honorable Nicola Watson have called on the government to ensure that the Lubimbi community being displaced by Lake Gwayi-Shangani is relocated within the framework of human rights and good development. Hon Watson made... Continue Reading →


Bulawayo community environmental rights activists have challenged the Environmental Impact Assessment Report produced by Khumatso consultancy firm on behalf of Toyota Zimbabwe for the establishment of a showroom on stand number 18276BT next to the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair in ward 5. Speaking during a validation meeting convened by the Environmental Management Agency (EMA) at... Continue Reading →


Incidences of political violence that marred the recently held Zimbabwean local authority by-elections are causing fear and intimidation amongst the community water and environmental rights defenders as they are scared to openly challenge environmental polluters (especially those linked to the political elites) for fear of victimization and violence. Matabeleland Institute for Human Rights (MIHR) environmental... Continue Reading →

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