This report is a short version of a much longer book, which was published and released for sale in Zimbabwe in 1997. This first book was researched and written by the Legal Resources Foundation (LRF) and the Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace. (CCJP ) 2000 copies of this longer book have been published, and most have been sold.
A copy was sent to His Excellency the President, and other Cabinet Ministers in Zimbabwe have also read the report. There has been no official comment about the report from the President or Government.
BREAKING THE SILENCE, BUILDING TRUE PEACE:
A REPORT ON THE DISTURBANCES IN MATABELELAND
AND THE MIDLANDS, 1980 – 1988
The Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace in Zimbabwe & The Legal Resources Foundation