Archive for January, 2012
PRIME MINISTER Morgan Tsvangirai’s MDC says Police Commissioner-General
Augustine Chihuri should not be re-appointed as police chief because of his
alleged selective application of the law, numerous human rights violations
and partisan approach to law enforcement.
The continued crackdown by police on ordinary citizens in Harare and other places has just shown that Zimbabwe, specifically its security sector, is far from reform.
Three members of the notorious Central Intelligence Organisation (CIO) this
afternoon severely assaulted a mechanic, Bornface Mvemve as he was
test-driving an MDC vehicle in Harare.
Zimbabwe has drifted so far from the terms agreed between political leaders in 2009 that it is difficult to believe there was any common ground in the first place.
The MDC-T’s deputy Minister of Justice, Obert Gutu, on Tuesday blasted the
police for using ‘shock and awe’ tactics to try and cripple the activities
of the party’s youth assembly.
The recent outburst by the head of independent Anglican Province of Zimbabwe Archbishop Nobert Kunonga in which he called on Zimbabweans to reject MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai and his party whom he said were an “embodiment of evil” made sad reading.
Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai’s MDC which is reeling from a
sustained police crackdown, has accused both Zanu PF and security agents of
trying to decimate its structures ahead of possible elections this year.