The UK Government wants to be seen as taking a serious position against human rights abuses in Zimbabwe through public condemnation of recent events yet refuses in practice to accept that now is not the time to subject intended returnees to intimating re-documentation interviews by Zimbabwean Embassy officials with a view to detention and removal.
“Alice Muzira, a lawyer, said the UK government should urgently review its position while there were still human rights violations in Zimbabwe. “Removals should be suspended and the situation in relation to safety of returns to Zimbabwe closely monitored,” she said” – the Guardian, https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/feb/12/home-office-criticised-for-accelerating-removals-to-zimbabwe
The blog is an off shoot from the recent flurry of posts on this site surrounding the situation in Zimbabwe, the continuing violations of human rights and impact of such events upon the thousands of undocumented Zimbabweans living in the UK.
The new blog will be a hotpot of sorts, inviting the reader ‘s contribution to the site.
Go on, take a minute or two and visit the new site!