Category: Rights

News, opinion and analysis from The Zimbabwean Progressive

Zimbabwe journalist Violet Gonda “blacklisted” and denied passport by Mnangagwa regimeZimbabwe journalist Violet Gonda “blacklisted” and denied passport by Mnangagwa regime

Prominent Zimbabwean journalist Violet Gonda is suing Registrar General Tobaiwa Mudede and the minister of home affairs in the High Court of Zimbabwe for denying her a new passport. The denial is based on the fact that she's blacklisted by the supposedly post-Mugabe government of President Emmerson Mnangagwa.

Read MoreRead More

Media calls white men’s sexual violence against Black African women and girls “transactional sex”Media calls white men’s sexual violence against Black African women and girls “transactional sex”

By reporting allegations of sexual assault committed by predatory white UN peacekeepers against Black African women and girls as "consensual sex", the media presents Black bodies as "sites for white expressions of sadism and sexual perversion", and reproduces stereotypes informed by white supremacy. 

Read MoreRead More