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ROHR Zimbabwe Scotland Branch Zoom Meeting Saturday 20th June 2020 Report

by isaiah_g9q25srh
20th June 2020 The Scotland Branch of the UK Chapter of Restoration of Human Rights (ROHR) Zimbabwe convened a meeting via zoom from 2pm over two 40 minute sessions on Saturday, the 20th June 2020. Some members of the board of trustees and from other branches also attended this meeting. Vongayi Mufara (Organising Secretary) chaired the meeting. Register of Attendance Vongayi Mufara (Meeting Chairperson), Alvina Chibhamu (Secretary), Olivia Chamboko (Branch Chairperson), Lindah Chenyama(Fundraiser Committee Member), Harriet Ndlovu (Deputy Treasurer), Thenjiwe Ndlovu, Panyika Anselm Karimanzira (Board member & ROHR Zimbabwe Spokesperson), Nicolate Gwati (Secretary-UK Chapter), Delina Mutyambizi (Board member & ROHR Zimbabwe […]

ROHR Zimbabwe Midlands Branch Zoom Meeting Saturday 30th May 2020 Report

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31st May 2020 On Saturday the 30th May 2020, the Midlands Branch of the UK Chapter of Restoration of Human Rights (ROHR) Zimbabwe held a meeting via zoom. The meeting was on a zoom platform because it was impossible to hold a physical meeting due to the nationwide lockdown because of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. The meeting was also attended by members from other branches. The meeting was chaired by the branch Chairperson, Nicolate Gwati. Register of Attendance Nicolate Gwati, Blessing Goronga, Vengai Mutsawu, Harriet Ndlovu, Mercy Ndlovu, Olive R Ruzvidzo, Lilian T Nleya, Nomagugu Sibanda, Vongayi Mufara, Paul Westwood, Alvina […]

ROHR Zimbabwe’s response to S.B. Moyo’s statement on 26th May 2020 on the abduction and torture of MDC female trio.

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27th May 2020 To: S.B. Moyo Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Trade As restoration of Human Rights (ROHR) Zimbabwe we are deeply appalled at the tone of your press statement dated the 26th of May 2020 with regards to the abduction of the 3 MDC Alliance activists MP Johanna Mamombe, Cecilia Chimbiri and Netsai Marova.   The allusion in your statement to the abduction as ‘having similar hallmarks of stage- managed theatre’ was very distasteful considering the level of trauma and suffering that these women were subjected to. There have been several reported incidents of abduction and torture that have […]

ROHR Zimbabwe Scotland Branch Zoom Meeting Saturday 23rd May 2020 Report

by isaiah_g9q25srh
24th May 2020 On Saturday the 23rd May 2020, the Scotland Branch of the UK Chapter of Restoration of Human Rights (ROHR) Zimbabwe held a meeting via zoom. The meeting was on a zoom platform because it was impossible to hold a physical meeting due to the nationwide lockdown because of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. The meeting was chaired by Organising Secretary Vongayi Mufara. Register of Attendance Alvina Chibhamu, Harriet Ndlovu, Olivia Chamboko, Abigail Wadzanayi Chidavayenzi, Mascilline Ndlovu, Lindah Chenyama, Vongayi Mufara, Thenjiwe Ndlovu and Paradzai Mapfumo.Apologies were received from Mafoti Nyika. Delina Mutyambizi tried to join but failed due to […]

RESTORATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS (ROHR) ZIMBABWE STATEMENT ON THE ABDUCTION, TORTURE AND SEXUAL VIOLENCE AGAINST HON JOANA MAMOMBE, CECILIA CHIMBIRI AND NETSAI MAROVA

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16th May 2020 As Restoration of Human Rights (ROHR) Zimbabwe we are greatly disturbed by the abduction, on Wednesday 13th May 2020 in Harare, torture, and sexual violence against members of the MDC Alliance, Joana Mamombe (Member of Parliament), Cecilia Chimbiri and Netsai Marova. These grievous and unpardonable acts are a gross violation against their rights and freedoms as granted to them under the Constitution of Zimbabwe and were meant to humiliate, traumatise, and silence them into submission. We strongly condemn this violence that was perpetrated against them and urge all human rights governing bodies to lodge an investigation into […]

STATEMENT BY RESTORATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS (ROHR) ZIMBABWE ON POLICE BRUTALITY ON TWO COWDRAY PARK WOMEN SIBLINGS NOKUTHULA AND NTOMBIZODWA MPOFU ON 16TH APRIL 2020

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16th May 2020 STATEMENT BY RESTORATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS (ROHR) ZIMBABWE ON POLICE BRUTALITY ON TWO COWDRAY PARK WOMEN SIBLINGS NOKUTHULA AND NTOMBIZODWA MPOFU ON 16TH APRIL 2020 Restoration of Human Rights (ROHR) Zimbabwe strongly condemns the brutal assault and injury of two sisters Nokuthula and Ntombizodwa Mpofu by male members of the Zimbabwe Republic Police on 16th April 2020 in Cowdray Park, Bulawayo. The two were selected from a queue of people lining up to buy food at a supermarket in Cowdray Park by three male Police Officers and were accused of violating the ongoing Covid-19 induced lockdown. They […]

ROHR ZIMBABWE LEADERSHIP IN A NUTSHELL as at 11th April 2020

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11th April 2020 ROHR Zimbabwe Board of Trustees as at 27 March 2020Chairperson – Paradzai Mapfumo w.e.f. 11/02/2014 (Doubling up as Coordinator / International Director)Secretary – Edgar Chikuvire w.e.f. 30/07/2007 (Founder)Treasurer – Delina Mutyambizi w.e.f. 23/06/2018Spokesperson – Panyika Anselm Karimanzira w.e.f. 11/02/2014 Board Member – Billie Nedie w.e.f. 27/03/2020 ROHR Zimbabwe U.K. Chapter Executive Committee w.e.f. 10 February 2020Kingdom Mvumi – Chairperson (was Committee Member in previous Committee)Nicolate Gwati – Secretary (was in same post in previous Committee)Vongayi Mufara – Secretary for Information and Publicity (w.e.f. 16.08.2020)Lilian T Nleya – Organizing Secretary (was in same post in previous Committee)Grace…

ROHR ZIMBABWE BOARD OF TRUSTEES SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT – Saturday 11th April 2020

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11th April 2020 We are pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Billie Nedie to the Board of Trustees of Restoration of Human Rights (ROHR) Zimbabwe.His appointment is with effect from 27th March 2020. Mr Billie Nedie has been with ROHR Zimbabwe since inception in 2007 and has worked in various capacities within the UK Chapter. He was at one point the Chairperson of the UK Chapter. He has been a member of the UK Chapter’s Advocacy & Mentorship Sub-Committee since its formation in October 2016.Mr Billie Nedie is a veteran human rights activist whose involvement in human rights dates […]

ROHR Zimbabwe UK Executive Committee & BoT Teleconference meeting 1st March 2020 Report

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2nd March 2020 On Sunday 1st March 2020 evening, the Executive Committee of the UK Chapter and Board of Trustees of Restoration of Human Rights (ROHR) Zimbabwe held a teleconference meeting. The meeting was chaired by the Chairperson of the UK Chapter, Mr Kingdom Mvumi. Register of Attendance Nicolate Gwati, Panyika Karimanzira, Kingdom Mvumi, Delina Mutyambizi, Lilian T Nleya, Phylis Chibanguza, Olive R Ruzvidzo and Grace Makoni ApologiesParadzai Mapfumo Agenda 1. Redefining our broader purpose/ objective and re-looking at our short term aims/ goals. Who are we and what do we do?2. Our operational matrix – the issue of the […]

ROHR ZIMBABWE DONATES PENS TO MANY NEEDY SCHOOLS IN ZIMBABWE

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9th April 2020 Under the auspices of ROHR Zimbabwe’s Education Assistance Programme (EAP), ROHR Zimbabwe donated pens and other items of stationery to specially selected needy Primary and Secondary Schools in Zimbabwe, over the years. Here is a recap of the donations. On 29th January 2016 ROHR Zimbabwe donated pens to Dungwiza Primary School, St Marys, Chitungwiza, Zimbabwe. This event was covered in this report. On 6th December 2017 ROHR Zimbabwe donated pens to Mandalay School (formerly Nharira School and Junior Primary School) in Goromonzi South, Zimbabwe. This event was covered in this report. On 16th December 2017 ROHR Zimbabwe […]