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  • Mrs A Tibaijuka Report on Operation Murambatsvina 

    Mrs A Tibaijuka (2005-07)
    The report outlines how the Government of Zimbabwe embarked on an operation to“clean-up” its cities. It was a“crash”operation known as “Operation Murambatsvina”, referred to in this report as Operation Restore Order. It ...
  • ZPP MMR August 2015 

    Zimbabwe Peace Project (Zimbabwe Peace Project, 2015-07)
    The report talks about how the political landscape of Zimbabwe continues to be awash with intolerance and bias. While members of opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T) are seen on the offensive in a few of the ...
  • A study on the impact of Operation Murambatsvina/ Restore Order in Zimbabwe 

    Zimbabwe Peace Project (Zimbabwe Peace Project, 2005-08)
    This report attempts to give a factual account of the impact “Operation Murambatsvina/Restore Order”. This is done through analysis of the impact at both household level and communities.
  • Making Life Unbearable latest (6 December 2005) 

    Zimbabwe Peace Project (Zimbabwe Peace Project, 2005-12)
    This present study is an extension and elaboration of previous work on Operation Murambatsvina. It arose out of the need to have more in-depth information about a number of key areas in their lives and experiences of those ...
  • No justice for the victims of forced evictions 

    Amnesty International (Amnesty International, 2006-09)
    In May 2005 the government of Zimbabwe launched Operation Murambatsvina, a programme of mass forced evictions and demolitions of homes and informal businesses. The operation targeted poor urban and surrounding (peri-urban) ...
  • Shattered lives - the case of Porta Farm 

    Amnesty International (Amnesty International, 2006)
    Focusing on the case study of Porta Farm, this report looks at how the government of Zimbabwe has violated a range of human rights through the forcible eviction and forcible displacement of people, and through its subsequent ...
  • BRIEFING TO THE PRESESSION WORKING-GROUP OF THE UN COMMITTEE ON THE ELIMINATION OF DISCRIMINATION AGAINST WOMEN 

    Amnesty International (Amnesty International, 2011-06)
    This briefing reflects Amnesty International’s information on human rights violations committed during and after mass forced evictions carried out in 2005. The program of forced evictions was carried out across the country, ...
  • Fast Track Land Reform in Zimbabwe 

    Government of Zimbabwe (Government of Zimbabwe, 2002-05)
    This report considers the human rights implications of the so-called fast track process of land redistribution in Zimbabwe, under which the government has revised the constitution and amended legislation in order to allow ...
  • Investigative Report on Maganga Estate Evictions ( Mashonaland East Province) 2018 

    Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission (Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission, 2017-12)
    This was a complaint on the arbitrary eviction and alleged violation of the complainants’ freedom from arbitrary eviction, right to dignity, the right to privacy and other interrelated rights of residents of Maganga Estate ...
  • Investigative Report on Headlands Evictions ( Manicaland) 2018 

    Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission (Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission, 2018-12)
    A complaint of alleged unlawful eviction was lodged by settlers at Yorkshire Farm in Headlands.
  • AFRICAN UNION CONVENTION FOR THE PROTECTION AND ASSISTANCE OF INTERNALLY DISPLACED PERSONS IN AFRICA (KAMPALA CONVENTION) 

    African Union Commission (African Union Commission, 2009-10-23)
    The objectives of this Convention are to: a. Promote and strengthen regional and national measures to prevent or mitigate, prohibit and eliminate root causes of internal displacement as well as provide for durable ...
  • Unprotected Migrants Zimbabweans in South Africa’s Limpopo Province 

    Human Rights Watch (Human Rights Watch, 2006-07)
    The report is based on a Human Rights Watch mission to Limpopo province in April and May 2006. Because of the historical predominance of Zimbabwean migrants on farms in the far north of Limpopo province and the increasing ...
  • Zimbabwe's Land Reform Booklet Web 

    Scoones, Ian; Marongwe, Nelso; Mavedzenge, Blasio; Mahenehene, Jacob; Sukume, Chrispen (2000-02)
    The report shows findings from the study area of Masvingo pertaining to who got the land during the land reform program and whether they are utilizing it or not.
  • Land Reform and Property rights in Zimbabwe 

    Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum (Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum, 2010-04)
    The report talks of the forceful eviction of commercial white farmers during the fast track land reform process and how it was one of the primary drivers of Zimbabwe's sudden economic downfall. The process was characterized ...
  • The Aftermath of a Disastrous Venture A Follow up report on Operation Murambatsvina 

    Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum (2005-06)
    This report traces developments that have taken place since our June report and gives an overview of the main consequences of Operation Murambatsvina since it commenced on 19 May 2005. It also locates the Operation in the ...
  • Operation Murambatsvina and its effects on political participation. final 17 May 2017 

    MPOI and RAU (MPOI and RAU, 2005-05)
    A report demonstrating a recent study on risk aversion, Operation Murambatsvina [OM] had severe effects upon the population of Zimbabwe (Masunungure et al. 2017). The percentage of Zimbabweans that reported being “risk ...
  • Rural Land Act [Chapter 20 18], 2003 

    Government of Zimbabwe (Government of Zimbabwe, 2004-03)
    AN ACT to provide for the acquisition of State land and the disposal of State land; to provide for the control of the subdivision and lease of land for farming or other purposes; to provide for limiting of the number of ...
  • “Clear the Filth”-Mass Evictions and Demolitions in Zimbabwe 

    Human Rights Watch (Human Rights Watch, 2005-09)
    The Zimbabwean authorities claimed that the destruction of homes and other properties is part of a long-term plan to clean up the urban areas, restore order, rid the cities of criminal elements and restore dignity to the people.
  • Meltdown: Murambatsvina One Year On. 

    Solidarity Peace Trust (Solidarity Peace Trust, 2006-08)
    Between 1991 and 2003, urban poverty trebled in Zimbabwe. It was against this background of escalating economic collapse and social disintegration that “Operation Murambatsvina” (OM), or “Discarding the Filth”, took place ...
  • Effective Human Rights- Based Housing strategies 

    Amnesty International (Amnesty International, 2017-12)
    Amnesty International welcomes the initiative by the United Nations (UN) Special Rapporteur on adequate housing as a component of the right to an adequate standard of living, and on the right to non discrimination in this ...

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