Human Rights Abuses Increase Ahead of Zimbabwe Polls

Human rights groups are complaining of attacks and intimidation by the country's security agents ahead of 2013 general elections .
  • Zimbabwe:  Crackdown On Rights Activists Continues

    SW Radio Africa, 10 December 2012

    Rights groups on Monday once again voiced fears that authorities in the country have launched a crackdown on rights activists as the country gears up for elections set for next ... read more »

Zimbabwean police. (file photo)


  • Zimbabwe:  Police Raid Threatens Broader Crackdown

    Human Rights Watch, 9 November 2012

    The Zimbabwe government's raid on a civil society group raises fears of a broader crackdown on perceived opposition activists ahead of elections due in 2013, Human Rights Watch ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Widespread Anger At Police Raid On CSU Offices

    SW Radio Africa, 6 November 2012

    There has been a widespread and angry reaction to the police raid on the Counselling Services Unit (CSU) offices in Harare on Monday, and fear of a general crackdown on ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Widening Crackdown Aginst NGOs in Zimbabwe

    Sokwanele, 5 November 2012

    Five people were arrested on Monday after an NGO that offers counselling services for victims of torture and abuse, was raided by at least 20 policemen. read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  MDC Deplores Arrest and Attacks On Civil Society and Pro-Democracy Activists

    Movement for Democratic Change, 6 November 2012

    The MDC notes with great concern the upsurge in the arrests, intimidation and harassment of civic society members, political activists and journalists across the country by Zanu PF ... read more »