ZPP records 145 rights violations in a month

By Staff Writer

The latest Zimbabwe Peace Project (ZPP) report, the human rights watchdog says it documented 145 violations of human rights, which included harassment and intimidation, violations against equality, and non-discrimination, abduction, arbitrary eviction, extra-judicial killing, unlawful detention, theft, and assault.

The report noted 69.41% of the perpetrators were affiliated with the ruling party, Zanu PF, while 8.53% were traditional leaders. The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) accounted for 7.94% of the perpetrators while members of the defence forces and municipal officers accounted for 5.29% and 2.94% respectively.

Members affiliated with the Citizens Coalition for Change (CCC) constituted 1.47% of the perpetrators while 4.41% were not affiliated with any group or institution.
ZPP documented 27 violations in Manicaland Province, 20 in Mashonaland East, 16 in Masvingo, 15 in Midlands, 14 in Harare Province and 13 in Mashonaland Central. Bulawayo and

Matabeleland South provinces each recorded four violations while Matabeleland North recorded three human rights violations.

Mashonaland West recorded the largest number of violations of human rights violations standing at 29 violations, up from 17 in March.

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