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Some of the community members who attended the dialogue meeting

Communities call for responsive institutions ahead of the 2023 Elections

Community Peace Clubs established by communities working with Heal Zimbabwe in Mazowe and Muzarabani have highlighted the need for responsive institutions ahead of the 2023 plebiscite. This came out during…

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Peace and Social Cohesion Dialogue series: Celebrating Heroes Day: A National Building Process

Heal Zimbabwe Board Member; Bishop Ancellimo Magaya has underscored the need for heroes’ day celebrations to be an opportunity for the country to reflect on the gains of independence which brought with it key fundamental human rights such as freedom of expression. This came out during a Social Cohesion Dialogue series organised by Heal Zimbabwe to commemorate Heroes Day on 12 August 2021.

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Heal Zimbabwe: Peace-building Factsheet

UNDERSTANDING THE ZIMBABWE INDEPENDENT COMPLAINTS COMMISSION (ICC)

  1. Introduction

It is essential for the government to provide an effective and independent mechanism for receiving and investigating complaints from members of the public about misconduct on the part of members of the state security services and for remedying any harm caused by such misconduct as stated by section 210 of the Zimbabwean constitution. Regardless of any position that one holds, no one should be above the law. Zimbabwe’s history is littered with cases of extreme use of violence by members of the state security, creating an impression that security forces can engage in any misconduct with impunity. Therefore, there is need for the government to intervene and protect the public from any harm caused perpetrated by the state security agents by enabling effective and independent complaints mechanisms.

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