UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Concludes Her Visit to Zimbabwe

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay concluded her five day official visit to Zimbabwe on 25 May 2012 with a press conference.

Click to view photos from the event.The High Commissioner in her press statement said, “This is the first ever visit to Zimbabwe by any High Commissioner for Human Rights.” “I thank the Government for inviting me, and believe the fact that such an invitation has been forthcoming does in itself have some significance, since human rights have over the years been one of the most contentious issues concerning Zimbabwe both nationally and internationally.”

Press Statement by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights 

Speech by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights at the University of Zimbabwe