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Riot Police disrupt NCA meeting
National Constitutional Assembly (NCA)
Anti Riot Police details with guns, dogs and baton sticks today
force marched and dispersed close to 250 NCA members who had gathered
at Filabusi Town Centre for an NCA Take Charge campaign meeting.
The NCA National
Chairperson Dr Lovemore Madhuku and National Youth Chairperson Alois
Dzvairo were briefly detained at Filabusi for two hours and accused
of holding a meeting without seeking the approval of the police.
is part of the ongoing 'Take Charge Campaign,' a campaign
seeking to resist the constitution which will come out of the COPAC
The NCA condemns
the overzealous behavior and action by the police; such actions
are an affront to freedoms of association and assembly. We reiterate
that no amount of fear nor intimidation will deter our conviction
and commitment in the fight for a just and democratic society.
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