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The Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association (ZELA) published this report analyzing their findings after researching the current legal developments in...

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The recognition of the right to land, a historic demand by peasant movements throughout the world, is gaining momentum at the international level. This publication takes stock...

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Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Swaziland, Zambia, Zimbabwe
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Zimbabwe
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Women and ESCR
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Zimbabwe
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The Applicants alleged that their property rights in agricultural lands had been infringed by a provision in the Zimbabwean Constitution which effectively vested the ownership of all agricultural lands compulsorily acquired under it to the State, as well as racial discrimination in the application of the provision. The provision additionally ousted the jurisdiction of the courts to entertain any challenge concerning such acquisitions of agricultural land.

ESCR-Net and Habitat International Coalition-Housing and Land Rights Network (HIC-HLRN) expressed their solidarity for displaced Zimbabweans who were evicted by their government.

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Zimbabwe
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