Articles tagged 'dzamara'

Spare a thought for Dzamara's traumatised wife 28 February 2019 SHEFFRA Dzamara is not relenting in her demand for justice for those behind the disappearance of her husband, Itai Dzamara, nearly four years ago.Her husband was getting a haircut one morning in Budiriro when four men bundled him into an unmarked vehicle and sped off.
Zim's human rights take sharp decline 11 December 2016 HARARE - As Zimbabwe yesterday joined the rest of the world in commemorating International Human Rights Day, the Daily News on Sunday spoke to a number of political and social analysts who all agreed the year 2016 witnessed the worst in terms of human rights abuses. Political commentator Mcdon...
Dzamara nominated for Tutu fellowship 10 December 2016 HARARE - Political activist Patson Dzamara has been nominated as a candidate for the prestigious Archbishop Tutu Leadership Fellowship Programme. Speaking to the Daily News yesterday, Dzamara said the nomination motivates him to continue working hard to free Zimbabwe from the hands of Zanu PF....
Zanu PF must accept dissenting voices 21 November 2016 HARARE - President Robert Mugabe and his Zanu PF-led government have to accommodate dissenting voices. On Friday, we reported that organisers of the demonstration planned for that day were abducted and tortured by suspected State security agents. [GoogleAd] This is scary, given that the ...
Protesters warn police against crushing demo 18 November 2016 HARARE - Protesters have warned law enforcement agents against crushing today's “mega demonstration”, saying the situation could spiral out of control if heavy-handed methods are used. National Vendors Union (Navuz leader) Sten Zvorwadza told a press conference yesterday that they have been in...
Mega anti-Mugabe demo going ahead 17 November 2016 HARARE - Organisers of tomorrow's much-hyped “mega demonstration” against President Robert Mugabe in Harare are on a collision course with the country's panicking authorities, vowing yesterday that they would go ahead with the mass protest without permission from the police. With Zimbabweans r...
Citizens must not live in fear 3 June 2016 HARARE - If the recent picture of missing activist Itai Dzamara is anything to go by, Zimbabweans have every reason to “drown” in fear. While the State operatives have denied responsibility for the abduction of the missing activist, the country has been known of having individuals in the past ...
Army deny involvement in Dzamara abduction 1 June 2016 HARARE - Zimbabwe's army, implicated in the abduction of  journalist-turned-democracy activist Itai Dzamara, yesterday denied involvement in the social justice campaigner's disappearance. Patson Dzamara, a medical doctor and the younger brother of Itai, demanded that the military intelligence ...
Dzamara pic horrifies Zim 31 May 2016 HARARE - Zimbabweans reacted with a mixture of shock, horror and anger yesterday after a sickening picture believed to be of abducted journalist-turned-democracy activist Itai Dzamara, allegedly held in captivity by authorities, was released by his brother. Patson Dzamara, a medical doctor and...
Dzamara bags human rights award 13 December 2015 HARARE - Missing human rights activist Itai Dzamara was voted the Overall Human Rights Defender of the Year during the Zimbabwe Human Rights Association (Zimrights)'s annual awards ceremony held at a local hotel in Bulawayo on Friday. Dzamara was allegedly abducted by suspected State agent...
Govt urged to uphold human rights 12 December 2015 HARARE - A human rights monitor group, the Zimbabwe Peace Project (ZPP), has urged the government to demonstrate its political will in the defence and promotion of citizens' rights, arguing that civil liberties remain under threat in Zimbabwe. In a statement to commemorate the International Hu...
Zim must find Dzamara: EU Parly 23 May 2015 HARARE – The European Parliament has backed a motion by Zimbabwean High Court judge Justice David Mangota calling for Zimbabwean human rights activist Itai Dzarana to be found immediately. Although the resolution repeated language previously adopted by the EU bloc, it could stoke tensions with...