MIHR 2021 World Water Day Statement

Today (Monday 22 March 2021) Matabeleland Institute for Human Rights (MIHR) joins the progressive world in commemorating the World Water Day under the theme “valuing water”. The commemoration comes at the time when MIHR ends the 9 weeks long #MondayWaterAction campaign which began on Monday 25 January 2021 and gave Bulawayo residents skills and space... Continue Reading →

Tighten Litter Fines – Bulawayo Residents

Bulawayo Residents who attended the Matabeleland Institute for Human Rights (MIHR) organized Bulawayo Environment Summit on the 10th and 11th of March 2021 called for the local authority to tighten its litter fines to curb indiscriminate littering and solid waste dumping in the City. Some of the recommendation on littering included: Review environmental bylaws and... Continue Reading →

311 Signatures Water Petition Bears Results

The Bulawayo City Council has responded to the Habek suburb residents’ 311 signatures water petition by sending a team of plumbers to check on the water valves in the community as per the residents’ plea. On the 18th of February 2021, Habek residents sent a petition to the Bulawayo City Council asking for the Council... Continue Reading →

BCC Moves in to Close Pelandaba Pits of Death

Following lobbying by Matabeleland Institute for Human Rights (MIHR) on the human rights risks being posed by the abandoned open sand pits in Bulawayo, the Bulawayo City Council has moved in to close the Pelandaba open pits that have killed 2 people in five days and a total of 4 people in 3 months.

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