Zimbabwe: Most stateless people are in Matabeleland due to Gukurahundi

Published: 1/May/2022
Source: Bulawayo 24

By Stephen Jakes

MATABELELAND REGION is the one that is currently having the largest population who are stateless due to Gukurahundi.

This was revealed by the human rights activists recently during a debate over the importance of identity documents and the manner in which they are accessed.

Effie Ncube said most of the stateless citizens in Zimbabwe are in Matabeleland and Midlands due to the 1980s Gukurahundi.

He was speaking during the Nkayi Community Parliament debate.

Ncube said people without IDs run into hundreds of thousands in the country with Matabeleland having the bulk of them.

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Themes: Birth Registration, ID Documents and Passports, Statelessness
Regions: Zimbabwe
Year: 2022