Tag: Itai Dzamara

Eddie Cross: The Tragedy of the Disappeared

Eddie Cross: The Tragedy of the Disappeared

A year ago a local activist, Itai Dzamara, was having a haircut on a Monday morning. An unmarked vehicle drove up with four men in it and he was summarily arrested and frog marched out to the vehicle and driven away. He was never seen again. His crime was to […]

ZRP blocks Dzamara commemorations

ZRP blocks Dzamara commemorations

POLICE in Harare have barred the family of disappeared activist Itai Dzamara from holding a prayer meeting to mark a year after his alleged abduction by suspected State security agents. The commemorations were scheduled for Wednesday at Dzamara’s protest venue, Africa Unity Square in central Harare. Dzamara went missing on […]

Dzamara: France says changing tack

Dzamara: France says changing tack

FRANCE says it has shifted its “confrontational” engagement strategy to a “persuasive” approach towards the Harare government in the search for missing political and human rights activist Itai Dzamara. France is one of the western countries piling pressure on government to intensify the search for the missing ex-journalist. Paris and […]