US Statement on Deteriorating Human Rights Situation in Zimbabwe

Harare, November 19, 2016: The United States notes with concern reports of the abduction, assault, and harassment of civil society leaders ahead of Friday’s scheduled demonstrations.  We urge the Zimbabwe government to investigate these crimes and ensure adequate protection of individuals peacefully exercising their constitutionally guaranteed rights to freedom of expression. U.S. Ambassador Harry K. ...
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United States Government Response to Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission Report on Partisan Distribution of Food Aid

Harare, 9 September, 2016 – The U.S. Government and our partners welcome the Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission’s investigations into the distribution of food assistance along political party lines.  As the largest contributor to humanitarian assistance in Zimbabwe, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has robust mechanisms in place to ensure that U.S. food ...
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Statement by National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice on the International Day for the Victims of Enforced Disappearances

Statement by National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice on the International Day for the Victims of Enforced Disappearances Today, on the International Day for the Victims of Enforced Disappearances, we stand in solidarity with the men and women around the world whose own governments have abducted them and detained them in secret. In too many ...
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