HRD, Secretary General
Case HistoryStatus: Arrested and charged
Robson Chere is a human rights defender and the secretary general of the Amalgamated Rural Teachers of Zimbabwe (ARTUZ). ARTUZ is a Trade Union working for the improvement of the working conditions of rural teachers as well as the right to education in rural areas of Zimbabwe. Founded in 2009 in response to extremely poor wages and working conditions of rural teachers, the union now has about 35,000 members and operates in 10 provinces, widening its reach to include non rural teachers.