Tag: Itai Dzamara

Where is Itai Dzamara?

Where is Itai Dzamara?

“DEAR God, I know that you will bring my father back,” is a prayer that Nenyasha, daughter of the  missing journalist-cum-human rights activist Itai Dzamara recites every night before going to bed. The three-year-old, who has not seen her father for almost 100 days, is obviously affected psychologically and emotionally […]

Anger over Mugabe’s bid to block UN rights resolution

Anger over Mugabe’s bid to block UN rights resolution

ZIMBABWE is among 14 countries that last week voted against the passing of United Nations General Assembly resolution recognising human rights defenders. Other countries that tried to block the passing of the resolution, according to an organisation known as Frontline Defenders, were China, Russia, Syria, Burundi, Kenya, Myanmar, Nigeria, Saudi […]

International rights groups petition Mugabe over Dzamara

International rights groups petition Mugabe over Dzamara

AMNESTY International (AI) and Human Rights Watch (HRW) have called on other civic groups in Africa to join them in a plea to President Robert Mugabe to investigate and resolve the circumstances surrounding the disappearance of journalist-cum-human rights activist Itai Dzamara. In a joint petition expected to be handed over to […]