Zimbabwe Campaign detention diary day 3
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Strikes and Protests 2007- Save Zimbabwe Campaign
in Zimbabwe Coalition
March 13, 2007
youth activists shot and seriously injured
2 MDC activists were shot at point blank around 4 am today at the
funeral of Gift Tandare in Glen View. The two, Nickson Magondo and
Naison Mashambanhaka were among a group of 500 mourners observing
a vigil, consoling the Tandare family, a common practice at funerals
in Zimbabwe. The two are recuperating in hospital.
failing...as police refuse them food We have received disturbing
reports that various leaders and activists in detention at Braeside
police station have gone for 2 days without eating or drinking as
the police refuse the Save Zimbabwe team to feed them. Sekai Holland
at Avondale Police station, Nelson Chamisa at Highlands police station,
Lynette Mudehwe at Southerton Police station have all complained
of illnesses and have not been attended to as the police keep them
in-communicado. Grace Kwinjeh, who was seriously assaulted- with
a bruised ear, is among the Braeside detainees who have been denied
food for 2 days. Lovemore Madhuku and Morgan Tsvangirai remain in
acute pain due to the torture they suffered at the hands of the
the Save Zimbabwe press team spoke to a female detainee who could
only be identified as Faith from the Movement for Democratic Change
(MDC) structure. She was heavily tortured and is nursing swollen
legs and arms. She is eating food whilst lying down since she can
not manage to stand on her own feet. All along she has been held
in solitary confinement, without food and legal aid.
who could only be identified as Tendai from Reuters is also detained
at the police station. Tsvangirai Mukwazvi, former Daily News photographer
is detained at Avondale police station along with Mutambara and
other detainees, who are being denied access to food.
Tandare's funeral arrangements
The MDC has declared Gift Tandare a national hero and is joining
the family to organize the funeral procession. Dates and the place
for his burial have not been finalized, but the two possibilities
are that he could be buried in Harare or in his rural village in
raid ZCTU offices
Police in Harare have raided Zimbabwe
Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) offices located at Chester House
in the Central Business District. The Criminal Investigations Department
raided the offices in search of what they termed subversive material.
According to an insider, police have detained employees at their
offices refusing them exit from Chester House
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