Quarterly Political & Human Rights Violations Report

The Zimbabwe human rights situation remains turbulent, characterised by an escalation of human rights violations and a fragile social and economic environment. The spike in human rights violations became visible in December 2015 and continued during the first quarter.

Political-ViolenceEconomic, social and cultural rights (ECOSOC) are violated partly through the government’s lack of commitment in investing in the realization of these rights. The Government is demonstrating limited commitment to promote and protect ECOSOC rights. It is disturbing that the ruling party seems to be pre-occupied with power contestations at the expense of the economy which is in a dire state making it very difficult for citizens to access their constitutionally guaranteed rights.

See full report: Quarterly Political

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