Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum Update On Army Violence: Media Statement

Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum Update On Army Violence: Media Statement 1

20 January 2019 On the Ransom Arrest of the Mahiya FamilyMrs. Hilda Mahiya (63), the mother to Mr. Rashid Mahiya, Chairperson of Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition and Executive Director of Heal Zimbabwe Trust, was also badly tortured by the police and the soldiers on Friday 18 January 2019.  The police also tortured Pastor. Douglas (Jnr) Mahiya.  Both are accused of hiding the whereabouts of Mr. Rashid Mahiya whom the state accuses of masterminding the protests that rocked the nation following fuel increases. Shutdown Violations Updates in Brief On the Abduction of…

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BREAKING: Mnangagwa Quits Davos Trip, Now Flying Back “Home”

BREAKING: Mnangagwa Quits Davos Trip, Now Flying Back “Home” 12

By A Correspondent| ZANU PF leader Emmerson Mnangagwa has announced he is flying back to Zimbabwe. Writing in early Sunday night, Mnangagwa said he will now be represented at the Davis Economic Forum by Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube. Below was his tweet: If our services have assisted you, our work would be much more secure with your help – For as little as £5, you can support ZimEye – and it only takes a minute.  Source: Zimeye

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Armed Police Storm Thabitha Khumalo’s House Wanting To Arrest Her

Armed Police Storm Thabitha Khumalo’s House Wanting To Arrest Her 17

Armed police have stormed the house of the MDC National Chairperson, Thabitha Khumalo. By the time of writing, they were reportedly intending to arrest her, the MDC Treasurer General, Chalton Hwende said. Hwende wrote: “Armed Police from Law and Order are now at Thabitha Khumalo our National Chairperson’s house in Bulawayo. They want to arrest her “ If our services have assisted you, our work would be much more secure with your help – For as little as £5, you can support ZimEye – and it only takes a minute.  Source:…

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British Lord Hain Who Once Trusted ED, Now Disappointed With Mnangagwa

British Lord Hain Who Once Trusted ED, Now Disappointed With Mnangagwa 19

By A Correspondent| The British House Of Lords member, Peter Hain has expressed disappointment with Emmerson Mnangagwa. Writing at the weekend, Lord Hain described Zimbabwe as “absolutely tragic.” He added saying he now awaits what SADC will do. He wrote: ” Absolutely Tragic. Promised ‘New Zimbabwe’ ⁦⁦⁦@edmnangagwa⁩ goes up in flames & Mugabe-type repression confirming all the sceptics & proving those like me willing him a chance wrong. What will ⁦@SADC_News⁩ now do?” If our services have assisted you, our work would be much more secure with your help – For…

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Plane lands at Robert Mugabe Airport with 9 passengers…Travel & Tourism hit hard

Plane lands at Robert Mugabe Airport with 9 passengers…Travel & Tourism hit hard 21

The violence that rocked the country early last week has adversely affected aviation and tourism sectors with revelations that several flights were either delayed or cancelled. Protesters went on the rampage torching vehicles and looting several retail outlets across the country during last week’s deadly riots. While the retail sector has come under spotlight for being one of the most affected sectors, behind the imagination of many are the losses being counted by the aviation and tourism sectors during the skirmishes. Worrying revelations are that several flights from Harare had…

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Charamba Says The Brutality That The Army Is Executing Now Is Only Tip Of What Is Yet To Happen

Charamba Says The Brutality That The Army Is Executing Now Is Only Tip Of What Is Yet To Happen 23

A crackdown last week on protests in Zimbabwe is a foretaste of how the government will respond to future unrest, the president’s spokesman said, fuelling concerns that the country is reverting to authoritarian rule. Police say three people died during protests over fuel price hikes in Harare’s capital and second city Bulawayo that turned violent. But human rights groups say evidence suggests at least a dozen people were killed while scores were treated for gunshot wounds. “(The) government will not stand by while such narrow interests play out so violently.…

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Most Looted Shops Will Never Recover From The Loses

Most Looted Shops Will Never Recover From The Loses 25

BUSINESSES that were broken into, looted and sometimes burnt down during the recent nationwide protests might not be able to rebuild, restock and reopen, business leaders have said. Last week Zimbabwe witnessed widespread protests against a steep hike in the price of fuel and general economic decay which turned violent when security forces used excessive force in a bid to quell the protests. On Monday citizens took to the streets to express their anger at government’s poor handling of the deteriorating economy. The cost of living has shot up beyond…

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Chamisa says killings and violence are barbaric ways of resolving national challenges

Chamisa says killings and violence are barbaric ways of resolving national challenges 27

Movement for Democratic Change leader Nelson Chamisa, who seems to have cooled down of late, today said killings and violence are barbaric ways of resolving national challenges. He was referring to the recent violence that broke out after a proposed shutdown resulted in massive looting especially in Bulawayo and several deaths. Police say three people, including a police officer who was stoned to death in Bulawayo, were killed. Others reports say as many as a dozen people were killed. Chamisa who attended the funeral of one of the victims today…

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Price hikes fail to end fuel crisis

Price hikes fail to end fuel crisis 29

There is no immediate relief for motorists and transport operators despite government’s shocking fuel hikes as long and winding queues continue to stalk several garages which are struggling to stock the much-sought products. In this photo taken on Friday Dec, 21, 2018, a driver takes a nap with his feet sticking out of the car while in a fuel queue in Harare. The Christmas lights are up in Zimbabwe’s capital but the mood is less than festive as the country grapples with an economic crisis that prevents many families from…

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