Zimbabwe is in the midst of an economic crisis, which has only been exacerbated by the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Lockdown restrictions have led to a decrease in manufacturing, non-mineral exports, hospitality, trade and transport sectors. Despite Zimbabwe’s Constitution, there is a serious deterioration of the political, economic and social environment and the government continues to restrict fundamental human rights and to violently repress dissenters.
On 15 July 2021, SALC made a submission on Zimbabwe’s 3rd Universal Periodic Review (UPR). Read the submission here.