Tag: Protestors

Zimbabwe warns flag ‘abusing’ protesters

Zimbabwe warns flag ‘abusing’ protesters

Zimbabwe on Tuesday warned against the production, sale and use of the national flag without official permission after activists turned it into a symbol of anti-government protests. “Members of the public who participate in any action or activity involving the national flag or bring the national flag into disrepute are […]

Zimbabwe police deny using bullets in anti-Mugabe protests

Zimbabwe police deny using bullets in anti-Mugabe protests

Zimbabwe police on Sunday denied using bullets to disperse protests against President Robert Mugabe at the weekend, as activists called for electoral reforms ahead of general elections in 2018. “For the record no firearm or live bullets were used in the perceived protests throughout the country,” police spokesperson Paul Nyathi said […]

Tajamuka activist ‘tortured’ in Zimbabwe

Tajamuka activist ‘tortured’ in Zimbabwe

A man who has been at the forefront of protests against Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is in hospital after allegedly being beaten and tortured. Silvanos Mudzova, a member of the pressure group Tajamuka, said he had been abducted from his home in Harare on Tuesday night by unknown men. He […]