ACSTA submits UPR report to UN Human Rights Council

ZEN Member ACTSA has called on the UN to urge the Government of Zimbabwe to improve its human rights record in a submission to the UN Human Rights Council for Zimbabwe’s forthcoming Universal Periodic Review (due to take place on 2 November 2016). The submission covers a range of issues, including: human rights defenders; freedoms of expression and assembly; elections; access to …

ZEN joins calls for ban on award winning documentary ´Democrats´ to be lifted

Last month the Censorship Board in Zimbabwe decided to ban the award winning documentary ´Democrats´ from being shown publicly in Zimbabwe. Filmed over a three-year period the film captures the proceedings of Zimbabwe´s constitution making process from 2010 to 2013. Danish director Camilla Nielsson´s documentary explores the drawn-out and often fractious negotiations between Zanu PF and the opposition parties, by …