Statement on Incidents of Violence in Zimbabwe

Harare: August 15, 2019– The United States expresses its deep concern over the abduction, assault, and torture of civil society and opposition leaders in advance of the planned march on August 16.  The Government of Zimbabwe bears the responsibility to ensure the safety of its citizens under its constitution.  We welcome the Zimbabwean government’s commitment …

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Zimbabwean Journalist to Observe U.S. Mid-Term Elections

Harare, October 29, 2018– The United States Foreign Press Centers (FPC) invited veteran Zimbabwean journalist Kelvin Jakachira to cover the U.S. mid-term elections in California and Nevada from October 31 – November 8, 2018. Jakachira is the Group Editor in Chief at media conglomerate AB Communications, which runs several commercial radio stations including the national …

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Recent Events in Zimbabwe

Press Statement Heather Nauert Department Spokesperson Washington, DC August 9, 2018 The United States government is gravely concerned by credible reports of numerous detentions, beatings, and other abuses of Zimbabweans over the past week, particularly targeting opposition activists. There should be no role for violence, intimidation, or harassment in the new Zimbabwe. We are also …

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Joint Local Statement on the targeting of opposition in Zimbabwe

The European Union Delegation, the Heads of Mission of EU Member States present in Harare* and the Heads of Mission of Australia, Canada, and the United States of America issue the following statement in Zimbabwe: The Heads of Mission of the EU, Australia, Canada and the United States of America are deeply disturbed by continuing …

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Joint Local Statement on Post-Elections Human Rights situation in Zimbabwe

The European Union Delegation, the Heads of Mission of EU Member States present in Harare* and the Heads of Mission of Canada, Switzerland and the United States of America issue the following statement in Zimbabwe: The Heads of Mission of the EU, Canada, Switzerland and the United States of America note with grave concern the …

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