Zimbabwe Human Rights Organisation [ZHRO - Zorro] were formed out of a desperate need to aid Zimbabwe, but additionally to support those in the UK going through an Asylum Process.

What are our Guiding Objects

“To promote human rights (as set out in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and subsequent United Nations conventions and declarations) throughout the world, but specifically Zimbabwe and its immediate neighbours [SADC: Southern African Development Community] by all or any of the following means:

• Monitoring of abuses of human rights – both by on the ground members, associate organisations; and those escaping and seeking asylum from such abuses;
• Obtaining redress for the victims of human rights abuses;
• Obtaining redress for those unfairly treated in the asylum process;
• Relieving need among the victims of human rights abuse; in Zimbabwe and the SADC region;
• Relieving need among the victims of human rights abuse; and in the general Zimbabwean Diaspora, and in particular those currently in the United Kingdom Asylum Process;
• Research into human rights issues and its interaction with the asylum process for all, and additionally, in particular for women within the asylum process;
• Educating the public about human rights;
• Educating the public on the particular flaws in the Asylum process for those from Zimbabwe and the SADC region;
• Providing technical advice to government and others on human rights and asylum matters;
• Contributing to the sound administration of human rights and asylum law;
• Commenting on proposed human rights and asylum legislation;
• Raising awareness of human rights and asylum issues in the SADC Nations;
• Promoting public support for human rights;
• Promoting respect for human rights among individuals and corporations;
• International advocacy of human rights;
• Eliminating infringements of human rights.

In furtherance of that object but not otherwise, the trustees shall have power to engage in political activity provided that the trustees are satisfied that the proposed activities will further the purposes of the charity to an extent justified by the resources committed and the activity is not the dominant means by which the charity carries out its objects