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Title   An analysis of the Zimbabwean Non-Governmental Organisations Bill, 2004
Author International Bar Association
Edition PDF
Published London: IBA
Year 2004-08-24
Pages 17
Abstract This Bill extends the scope of the Governmentís assault on sources of opposition and information even further, namely to human rights groups and other organs of civil society. In the ultimate analysis, not only is the Bill in flagrant violation of international and regional human rights standards and norms, it also represents a decisive rejection of the terms of the Constitution of Zimbabwe, which provide for the right to freedom of expression, association and assembly. That attitude can only be described as contemptuous of the rule of law and of regional and international standards of governance and of the protection of human rights.

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Country Zimbabwe
Themes
  • Governments
  • Human rights
  • International institutions
  • International Relations
  • Law
  • NGO's (African)
  • Society
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