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PF supporters disrupt COPAC outreach meetings in Harare and Chitungwiza
for Community Development in Zimbabwe (CCDZ)
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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
Below is what CCDZ observed.
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