Zimbabwe: Mission by UN Special Rapporteur on Torture blocked

The Coalition of International NGOs against Torture (CINAT) strongly condemns Zimbabwe’s refusal to receive an officially planned fact-finding mission to Zimbabwe by the United Nations (UN). 

The visit of the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, Mr. Manfred Nowak, was postponed at the last minute by Zimbabwe’s Foreign Ministry while he was on transit to the country.


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