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  • Zanu PF supporters disrupt COPAC outreach meetings in Harare and Chitungwiza
    Centre for Community Development in Zimbabwe (CCDZ)
    September 22, 2010

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    Introduction

    The Centre for Community Development In Zimbabwe (C.C.D.Z) dispatched a team of monitors to observe the COPAC outreach meetings in Harare and Chitungwiza on the 18th and 19th September, 2010.

    The COPAC meetings were plagued by disturbances caused mainly by ZANU PF elements who were hired from the peri-urban and farming areas surrounding Harare and Chitungwiza. In Chitungwiza, the Zanu PF activists threatened violence if COPAC allowed MDC "sellouts" to contribute. In the northern suburbs, the rowdy elements disrupted the constitutional outreach meetings and barred white Zimbabwean citizens and other neutrals in the northern suburbs from freely contributing their views to COPAC. Most of the ZANU PF thugs had been hired specifically to disrupt COPAC meetings and stop people from contributing their views.

    Below is what CCDZ observed.

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