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Learning from HRDs: Human rights activism in Zimbabwe

  • University of York, Heslington York YO10 5DD (map)

Prosper Tiringindi is the Coordinator of Masvingo Residents Trust (MRT), a human rights organisation which campaigns for transparency and public accountability in the delivery of social services in the Masvingo province of south-eastern Zimbabwe. The group advocates for the improvement of the socio-economic rights of communities in the province by supporting projects to reduce poverty and support sustainable development, and organising peaceful demonstrations demanding good governance from the Masvingo authorities. Prosper will talk about this work and his thoughts on a post-Mugabe Zimbabwe.