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Of Gay Rights and distractions

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By Patrick Gore – 4th January, 2013 So the constitutional process is still locked in deadlock….surprise surprise,. Or is it? Should we not have expected this as this is a politically driven purpose…? The whole process has been used by the political parties involved to further their interests, One side intent on maintaining its hold on power while the other trying their best to erode that power so they can then wrestle it from the other. In this game both sides have tried to dupe the people into believing that they have the people”s best interests at heart. One of […]

ROHR ZIMBABWE CELEBRATES INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY IN MANCHESTER

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ROHR ZIMBABWE CELEBRATES INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY IN MANCHESTER By Panyika Karimanzira 10th March, 2013   United by one passion, human rights, Zimbabweans of different political persuasions and from different parts of the United Kingdom converged at The Cathedral Gardens, central Manchester to celebrate this year’s International Women’s Day.   In a refreshing show of maturity, men and women who are members of MDC and ZAPU took part in the celebrations, organized by Restoration of Human Rights (ROHR) Zimbabwe on Saturday 9th March, 2013. Despite the cold and damp, they waved placards with messages ranging from “We fight for gender equality” […]

LINGERIE ITEMS DONATED TO ROHR ZIMBABWE

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LINGERIE ITEMS DONATED TO ROHR ZIMBABWE By Panyika Karimanzira 3rd February, 2013 Restoration of Human Rights (ROHR) Zimbabwe is pleased to announce the receipt of around 540 items of lingerie, for free distribution to the needy in Zimbabwe.   The lingerie items were donated to ROHR Zimbabwe by Nathan Sipho Banana, former Cordinator of Vision Inspired People Zimbabwe partly on behalf of Vision Inspired People Zimbabwe and partly on his own behalf. The other former Coordonator of Vision Inspired People Zimbabwe is Shabaan Banana  Nathan Sipho Banana handed over the donation, comprising four bags full of lingerie, to the ROHR Zimbabwe’s […]

ROHR ZIMBABWE ATTENDS AFRICAN REGIONAL TRAINING WORKSHOP ON BUSINESS & HUMAN RIGHTS

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ROHR ZIMBABWE ATTENDS AFRICAN REGIONAL TRAINING WORKSHOP ON BUSINESS & HUMAN RIGHTS By Information & Publicity Staff, 20th October, 2012   ROHR Zimbabwe was invited and attended a training workshop on Business and Human Rights organized and hosted by Global Rights (Partners for Justice) in London at Hogan Lovells International LLP ∙ Atlantic House ∙ Holborn Viaduct London EC1A 2FG from 8th to 11th October, 2012. The workshop was one of many runs by the organization with a view to working side by side local activists in Africa, Asia and Latin America, building capacity to address human rights violations for […]

SEASON’S GREETINGS FROM RESTORATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS (ROHR) ZIMBABWE

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SEASON’S GREETINGS FROM RESTORATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS (ROHR) ZIMBABWE   To All ROHR Zimbabwe Members, Supporters, Stakeholders and Members of the public   We have come to the end of 2012 and we wish you a merry Christmas and a prosperous and peaceful 2013 despite all the mishaps from last year till beginning of this year.   We reiterate that human rights are not seasonal / occasional or gifts bestowed upon the people at the pleasure of governments and politicians but rather God given, inalienable and universal.   Our wish as human rights defenders is that respect for human dignity […]

WE NEED TO PUT MORE PRESSURE

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WE NEED TO PUT MORE PRESSURE By Patrick Gore 17th December, 2012   We need to put more pressure! It is now clear that a mere change of government in Zimbabwe will not guarantee the respect of Human Rights in the country. The existence of the current GNU has done almost next to nothing in improving the respect and observance of human rights in the country. Whilst we have seen an abatement in political violence and an improvement, minimal as it might be, in the commerce of the country, the issue of human rights abuses still remains. In the times […]

STATIONARY DONATED TO ROHR ZIMBABWE

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STATIONARY DONATED TO ROHR ZIMBABWE By Panyika Karimanzira – 17th December, 2012 Restoration of Human Rights (ROHR) Zimbabwe is pleased to announce the receipt of 128000 items of stationary, mainly pens, for free distribution to schools in Zimbabwe.   The stationary items were donated to ROHR Zimbabwe by Pens for Kids UK , a charity organization based in the UK. ROHR Zimbabwe had been introduced to Pens for Kids UK by the former co-ordinators of Vision Inspired People Zimbabwe, namely Nathan Sipho Banana, Dumi Senda and Shabaan Banana. The donation was handed over to the UK based National Co-ordinator of […]

ROHR IN WORLD HUMAN RIGHTS DAY COMMEMORATIONS MARCH

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ROHR IN WORLD HUMAN RIGHTS DAY COMMEMORATIONS MARCH By Ronald Mureverwi, On Saturday 8th December, 2012, in Harare, three members of the Board of Trustees of Restoration of Human Rights (ROHR) Zimbabwe, namely Grace Mupfurutsa (Chairperson), Stendrick Zvorwadza (Vice Chairperson) and Ronald Mureverwi (Secretary) joined Civil Society organizations and marched in solidarity with the Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZHLR) to commemorate the World Human Rights Day and to protest against the harassment of human rights defenders. Prominent human rights Lawyers, including Irene Petras, Beatrice Mutetwa, Jeremiah Bamu and Andrew Makoni were part of the procession that marched from the Harare gardens […]

RACIAL DISCRIMINATION INSPIRES MUPFURUTSA – NEWSDAY ARTICLE_10H NOVEMBER, 2012

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RACIAL DISCRIMINATION INSPIRES MUPFURUTSA – NEWSDAY ARTICLE_10H NOVEMBER, 2012 She is one of the founders of a civic society group, Restoration of Human Rights (ROHR), which has been advocating for the respect of human rights in the country. “After I realised how whites discriminated against us at school just after Independence, I became passionate about giving back to the community, leading me to spearhead these projects,” said Mupfurutsa as she narrated how her journey began. SEE FULL ARTICLE BELOW RACIAL DISCRIMINATION INSPIRES MUPFURUTSA – NEWSDAY ARTICLE_10TH NOVEMBER, 2012  

ROHR ZIMBABWE MANCHESTER BRANCH ENGAGES IN VOLUNTARY COMMUNITY WORK AT ARDWICK SPORTS HALL

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ROHR ZIMBABWE MANCHESTER BRANCH ENGAGES IN VOLUNTARY COMMUNITY WORK AT ARDWICK SPORTS HALL By Panyika Karimanzira – 30th September,2012 On Saturday 29th September, 2012 eight members of ROHR Zimbabwe’s Manchester branch, namely Panyika Karimanzira, Zvipo Jabangwe, Joyce Murimba, David Ngenya, Mavu Chinyani, Lorraine Mudjgiwa, Justice Sibanda and Delina Mutyambizi turned up at Ardwick Sports Hall, 225 Sockport Road, Ardwick, Manchester M12 4DY to perform community work. This was in response to a call for partnership by Healthy Ardwick, a registered charity which delivers social, recreational and educational activities to improve the health and well being of local people in Ardwick. The […]