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in Zimbabwe Coalition
March 12, 2007
The Catalyst team notes with dismay the wanton assault of the Save
Zimbabwe leadership in police detention on the night of 11 March
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Morgan Tsvangirai is reported to have passed out three times and
sustained a swollen head and body, with difficulty in talking and
seeing. Lovemore Madhuku has a fractured arm and was plastered at
Parirenyatwa Hospital at 0400 hours.
Nelson Chamisa, Mike Davies and Elton Mangoma are reported to be
at the infamous Goromonzi torture center where they have also been
seriously tortured. Arthur Mutambara and Tendai Biti's locations
have not been ascertained. 19 of the detainees are at Harare Central
Police Station whilst the rest of the leadership and activists are
dotted around the greater Harare police stations in Southerton,
Rhodesview, Warren Park, Highlands and Chitungwiza.
Meanwhile, in Glen View 3, the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC)
and well-wishers are in sorrow mourning the death of Gift Tandare
who was murdered by police on Sunday 11 March. He has left behind
his wife and three children, all in primary school.
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