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Human Rights Association (ZimRights)
September 08, 2010
One of the
outreach teams facilitating consultation meetings in Mashonaland
East had to abandon a meeting yesterday, 08 September, due to an
The COPAC outreach
team which was coordinating the public meeting at Nyamhondoro Primary
School, in Mudzi District left the outreach meeting point, after
a participant made a traditional prayer at the people's request
that left many, including the outreach members uncomfortable. During
the traditional petition to the spirit mediums, the man requested
Mbuya Nehanda to take the lives of everyone who would speech against
the views of the people from his side.
After this prayer
outreach members could see that the environment was tense and said
they could no longer facilitate the meeting and they left. However,
COPAC Liaison Officers went to the venue later to try and organise
another meeting with the people today, but the people had already
are reports that Gokwe Town and its surrounding areas in Midlands
have reported a high youth turnout during the COPAC public meeting.
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