Zimbabwe: Mission by UN Special Rapporteur on Torture Blocked

Monday, November 2, 2009

The Coalition of International NGOs against Torture strongly condemns Zimbabwe's refusal to receive after all the officially planned fact-finding mission to Zimbabwe by the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, Mr. Manfred Nowak. Mr. Nowak's visit was postponed at the last minute by Zimbabwe's Foreign Ministry while he was on transit to the country. CINAT Public Statement