Past eventResearch Event

Zimbabwe's Gukurahundi: Lessons from the 1980-1988 disturbances in Matabeleland and The Midlands

4 September 2007 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Chatham House, London


Mike Auret, former Director, Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace
Eileen Sawyer, former Director, Legal Resource Foundation
Nokuthula Moyo, Chair, Legal Resources Foundation
Noel Kututwa, Chair, Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum
Chair: Alex Vines, Head of the Africa Programme, Chatham House



Followed by a reception of light refreshments from 13.30-14.30.

At a time when the events described in this book have acquired a fresh relevance, this meeting marks ten years since the original publication of 'Breaking the Silence: a Report on the Disturbances in Matabeleland and the Midlands' and the launch of its second edition (with an introduction by Elinor Sisulu and a new foreword by catholic Archbishop Pius Ncube).