Chikurubi prisoners run riot in protest for poor food quality

13 March 2015   Zimbabwe

On this day in 2015, Chikurubi prisoners protested against poor food quality. The protest resulted in the death of one prisoner while eleven others including prison guards sustained injuries. Chikurubi Maximum Prison is Zimbabwe’s largest correctional facility and it houses hundreds of prisoners.



The Herald. 2021. 900 Chikurubi inmates run riot. [online] Available at: https://www.herald.co.zw/900-chikurubi-inmates-run-riot-%E2%80%A2poor-food-quality-cited-%E2%80%A2prison-guards-injured-%E2%80%A2one-prisoner-dies-in-stampede/