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MDC Alliance youth leader arrested

by Staff reporter
01 May 2021 at 20:15hrs | Views
A main opposition MDC Alliance youth leader in Zimbabwe has been arrested and has appeared in the Harare Magistrate's Court on criminal nuisance charges.

This as the crackdown against opposition and human rights activists continues in the country.

Last week a coalition of civil society groups said it is engaging liberation movements in the SADC region, including the ANC, to put a stop to the ruling Zanu-PF's crackdown.

Meanwhile, the trial of Harare West MDC Alliance MP Joana Mamombe and two other party youth leaders Cecilia Chimbiri and Netsai Marova has begun in the Harare Magistrate's Court.

The three are accused of faking their abduction last year.

Mamombe and Chimbiri have been remanded in custody for more than a month now over another charge of holding a press conference during the COVID-19 lockdown.

Source - eNCA