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Resistance - Moratorium on Money Transfer II
October 27, 2007
affirmative response to the call for a pragmatic, people driven
campaign to starve the regime of forex for the next thirty days
compels me to further illuminate this principled stratagem.
Indeed the Diaspora
resistance has provoked vibrant, intelligent debate which has allowed
audacious Zimbabweans to interrogate with maturity, civility and
restraint, the case for a viable passive resistance campaign.
strategy originates with an attainable objective. Effectively denying
the enablers of tyranny their economic ability to function thereby
successfully dismantling the very pillars that buttress the brutal
regime are the solitary goals.
miseve kumakunguwo hanga dzichiuya"
and political opportunists whose incendiary articles take a different
trajectory to the fundamental subject matter have no place in this
national endeavor. Democratic parties need to be ready to occupy
the vacuum created by this bold undertaking which shall hasten the
dictator to abandon autocracy.
nenungu mumwena mumwechete abayiwa ngaabude".
Campaign is a lawful, non-violent, effectual embargo which shall
cement our rightful place as significant players in our country's
is a shot across the bow at an intransigent regime. We demand our
fundamental rights. Economic might is the weapon of choice from
the available vast arsenal. This is not mere saber rattling but
a formidable patriotic duty supported by battered recipients of
and inaction of Zimbabweans is legendary. "The ruin of a nation
begins in the homes of its people."
are jovial when they receive funds from an exiled relation. On the
other hand Diaspora Zimbabweans are perpetuating a culture of dependency
and enabling complacency amongst their kith and kin. Why should
a well fed, able bodied Zimbabwean youth participate in a politically
feasible protest for the shortage of basic commodities?
The very recipients
of our charity need to contribute to this campaign by tightening
their belts and denying the purveyors of tyranny critical funding.
Let us instruct our relatives in tandem with our thirty day moratorium,
to abstain from utilizing services and buying essential goods from
known regime establishments .e.g. buses, trains, stores, garages
banks, doctors, lawyers, pharmacists and other professionals who
now rely on Diaspora funds for payment of services rendered and
yet blatantly support the regime.
of collective pain and we define our destiny
- Hapana Chatinotya - We fear Nothing
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