Lawyers slam door-to-door raids

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By Pauline Hurungudo The Zimbabwe National Army and Zimbabwe Republic Police deployed heavily to contain anti-government protests, conducting door-to door-raids and brutally assaulting civilians in their homes, rights lawyers have said.  “These young men were abducted from their homes at midnight last night by masked men in plain clothes carrying AK47s. They were dragged out, beaten in the streets with baton sticks and rifle butts, bundled into the back of trucks, and left at Harare Central” Via Doug Coltart on Twitter Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR) condemned the illegal wanton…

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Doctors treat 68 for gunshot wounds, police arrest hundreds over #ZimbabweShutDown

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By MacDonald Dzirutwe | Reuters | Zimbabwean doctors said on Thursday they had treated nearly 70 people for gunshot wounds while police rounded up hundreds after violent protests this week triggered by a steep rise in fuel prices. An injured man on a stretcher is loaded into a medical vehicle to be taken to hospital after being being beaten by soldiers in the Sizinda Township, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe Wednesday, Jan 16, 2019. Widespread reports of violence continued as Zimbabwe faced a third day of protests over what has become the world’s…

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Doctors blast ‘misled’ Chiwenga

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By Pauline Hurungudo Doctors yesterday came out guns blazing, telling Acting President Constantino Chiwenga that government did not spend a single cent in educating them. Vice President Constantino Chiwenga They said their parents, guardians and family actually sent them to school adding they are qualified doctors who hold degrees from accredited institutions. The doctors said those around Chiwenga fed him with wrong information. Related Articles This comes after Chiwenga, on Thursday, threatened the striking doctors whom he said were ‘unqualified’ and currently under internship. He also said the doctors were under…

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Doctors stand by post-election report

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By Pauline Hurungudo Zimbabwe Association of Doctors for Human Rights (ZADHR) has said it stands by the contents of its report that gives details of gunshot injuries sustained by 11 people when the army used live ammunition to clear the city centre of Harare as a correct, unbiased and first-hand view of the information which medics gathered during the August 1 army shootings. A soldier fires shots towards demonstrators, on August 1 2018, in Harare, as protests erupted over alleged fraud in the country’s election. (AFP PHOTO / Zinyange AUNTONY The…

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Doctors lift lid on August 1 shootings

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By Pauline Hurungudo Doctors yesterday lifted the lid on the August 1 killings, releasing an explosive report in which several people accused the military of shooting them at point blank following the hotly-disputed July 30 elections. A soldier fires shots towards demonstrators, on August 1 2018, in Harare, as protests erupted over alleged fraud in the country’s election. (AFP PHOTO / Zinyange AUNTONY In their report titled “A New Era or Error” — which was released at a local hotel — the Zimbabwe Association of Doctors for Human Rights (ZADHR)…

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ZADHR orders Magaya to retract HIV/Aids cure claims

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By Letwin Nyambayo Prophetic Healing and Deliverance (PHD) Ministries founder Walter Magaya, pictured, whose recent claims that he would start selling his recently-found herbal cure for Aids has been ordered to retract his comments. Walter Magaya (second from left) seen here in this FILE photo coming out of the Harare Magistrates Court The Zimbabwe Association of Doctors for Human Rights (ZADHR) yesterday threatened to slap the PHD founder with a lawsuit within seven days because his HIV/Aids treatment claim is dangerous and leaves patients prone to infection. This comes after…

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