EU Wary Of Violation Of Human Rights In Zimbabwe
14 June 2021

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The European Union has expressed concern at the violation of human rights in Zimbabwe.

This was discussed at a meeting held in Harare on Thursday. Zimbabwe was represented by Foreign Affairs and International Trade minister Frederick Shava while EU head of delegation to Zimbabwe, Timo Olkkonen was joined by ambassadors of EU Member States, France, Greece, Italy, Ireland, Portugal, The Netherlands, Spain and Romania.

In a brief statement The European Union said:

The EU and its membership expressed concern over a curtailed democratic space in Zimbabwe over the last year and reports of continued violations of human rights such as reported cases of enforced disappearances and lengthy unjustified detentions, arrests of journalists and other limitations to the freedom of expression and the media…