students arrested in Bulawayo
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National Students Union (ZINASU)
March 06, 2007
from Hillside Teachers College, Bulawayo, have been today, arrested
on campus for reiterating to other students of the continued, undiluted
and unabated class boycott that was declared on the 5th of March
2007. Students have since not attended lectures will not unless
the government of Zimbabwe provides tangible solutions to the deepening
educational crisis in Zimbabwe. The arrested students are being
currenlty detained at the Hillside Police Station.
The arrested include, ZINASU Secretary General, Beloved Chiweshe,
Hillside Teachers College Students Union president, Tafadzwa Chengewa,
Simbarashe Mkwambo, Trust nhubu, and other students from the hillside
college who names have not yet been revealed. Cosmas Gwature, the
United College of Education, was also picked from his college campus.
The union condems
the continued victimisation of student activists,especially the
systematic targeting of student leaders.however,the class boycott
will continue until the government and the responsible authorities
in Tertiary institutes meet the demands of the students.The union
shall also engage in legal battles against pepertrators of unjust
victimisation and torture of students.
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