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    Heal Zimbabwe Trust
    July 18, 2013


    Ward 7
    Village head Muzivi from Muzivi village in ward 7, called for a meeting today where he declared that everyone in the area should vote for ZANU PF or risk being chased away from the area.

    Shamva North

    Ward 5
    ZANU PF youths moved around ward 5 today, removing all MDC-T posters and replaced them with President Robert Mugabe’s posters.

    Gutu West

    Ward 29
    ZANU PF supporters, led by Kudakwashe Mutatu moved around Mushaviri township in the afternoon and tearing down all MDC T posters.

    Ward 5
    ZANU PF supporters are carrying out their rallies everyday in the area where they are forcing every villager to attend. People are complaining that they no longer have time to attend to their day to day activities.

    Chipinge South

    Ward 28
    An MDC T supporter, Sam Dendera was heavily assaulted by ZANU PF supporters today. The perpetrators have been identified as John Sibanda, Samson Sibanda, Hardlife Khumbula and Lovemore Simango. He was assaulted for refusing to wear ZANU PF regalia.

    Shava South

    Ward 20
    In Shamva on 17 July, Minister Nicolas Goche addressed farm workers in the area where he threatened all anti -ZANU PF supporters with expulsion from the farms if they do not renounce their political parties before the elections. To prove to the farm workers that he was serious, the Minister went on to force Gerald Muzanenhamo and his family off the farm accusing them of supporting MDC T. The police have since been notified of the incident but no action has been taken yet.

    Zaka Central

    Ward 9
    Martin Matondo, who resides in ward 7 was threatened with death by a group of ZANU PF supporters led by Alfonse Mutovhonwa a well-known ZANU PF activist. Matondo an ardent MDC supporter was given 7 days to join ZANU PF, failure to do so will result in him being abducted and killed. The police have since been informed of the incident.

    Chegutu West

    Ward 28
    An MDC aspiring Councillor, Mr. Dzeka was assaulted by ZANU PF members on 17 July in ward 28. The victim was accused of campaigning for MDC in the area.

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