Position Paper on the Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission Bill HB 2, 2011 (c) Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights, July 2011 PDF Print E-mail

Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR) notes that the Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission (ZHRC) can only be regarded as independent, effective and accountable if it has a legal and operational framework and mandate that fully complies with the United Nations (UN) General Assembly Resolution 48/131 (December 1993) on National Human Rights Institutions which incorporates the Principles relating to the Status of National Institutions (more commonly known as “the Paris Principles”).

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