Protesters warn police against crushing demo

HARARE - Protesters have warned law enforcement agents against crushing today’s “mega demonstration”, saying the situation could spiral out of control if heavy-handed methods are used.

National Vendors Union (Navuz leader) Sten Zvorwadza told a press conference yesterday that they have been informed that the police are coming in huge numbers to crush the protest.

“If the police act carelessly, they will kill people because people are now determined to fights for their rights.

“Zimbabweans are now determined to map their future; they are ready to die demanding answers from the government,” Zvorwadza said.

Among some of the social movements going to take part in the demonstration according to Zvorwadza is #ThisFlag, #ThisFlower, #Tajamuka, Navuz, #ThisGown, Occupy Africa Unity Square, #ThisConstitution and #TheEndGame.

“We are happy that all social movement groups have come together to fight this evil regime, this will go a long way in liberating the people of Zimbabwe.

“We have a mission to complete and tomorrow (today) we are going to mark the start of another series of demonstrations against the government.”

Leader of Occupy Africa Unity Square Patson Dzamara said they were not going to be discouraged by the reaction of the police

“We know that they are going to react in a morbid manner, we have registered our intention to hold this demonstration and they said we cannot go ahead.

“However, we are going ahead with this demonstration. It is our right to demonstrate.

“We are not required to seek clearance from the police but only to inform them,”  he said.

Comments (1)

Guys i am in the diaspora,its against my will ,.am staying away from my family because of the ills of the Mugabe regime.I am 100% behind you,the whole world knows the Mugabe regime should be history by now,.aluta continua..Ayihlabe Madoda!

Prince Ndlovu - 18 November 2016

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