Table of Contents
1. BACKGROUND AND INTRODUCTION ............................................................. 2
2. LEGISLATIVE FRAMEWORK ............................................................................... 2
2.1. Constitution of Zimbabwe, (Amendment No. 20 of 2013) ........................... 2
2.2. SADC Principles and Guidelines Governing Democratic Elections, 2014 2
2.3. The Constitutive Act of the African Union, 2002 (The Constitutive Act):.. 3
2.4. The African Charter on Democracy, Elections and Good Governance,
2007: ...................................................................................................................... 3
2.5. African Union Declaration on Principles Governing Democratic Elections
In Africa (2002): ..................................................................................................... 3
2.6. Universal Declaration of Human Rights, 1948: ........................................... 3
2.7. International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, 1966: ....................... 4
3. MONITORING METHODOLOGY........................................................................... 4
3.1. Techniques used ........................................................................................... 4
3.2. Events observed and limitations .................................................................. 4
4. KEY FINDINGS ...................................................................................................... 4
4.1. Engagement with representatives from the MDC-T .................................... 4
4.6. Engagement with the Zimbabwe Republic Police ....................................... 9
5. CHALLENGES..................................................................................................... 13
5.2. Engagement with MDC-T representatives ................................................. 14
6. RECOMMENDATIONS ........................................................................................ 14
7. LIST OF DISTRICTS VISITED………………………………………………………..16

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