People demonstrating in Harare

ZIMSEC O Level History Notes: The Constitution of Zimbabwe: Freedoms

Freedom from torture or cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment

  • No person may be subjected to physical or psychological torture or to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment

Freedom from slavery or servitude

  • No person may be subjected to slavery or servitude

Freedom from forced or compulsory labour

  • No person may be made to perform forced or compulsory labour

Freedom of assembly and association

  • Every person has the right to freedom of assembly and association, and the right not to assemble or associate with others
  • No person may be compelled to belong to an association or to attend a meeting or gathering

Freedom to demonstrate and petition

  • Every person has the right to demonstrate and to present petitions, but these rights must be exercised peacefully

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