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People beaten at a nightclub in Warren Park

17 April 2008   Zimbabwe  

On this day in 2008, many people were beaten during the time of protests by the police at a night club in Warren Park. Mostly ladies were ill-treated more than men. There were accused for making pornographic material for use to please the whites.



https://www.hrw.org/report/2008/06/09/bullets-each-you/state-sponsored-violence-zimbabwes-march-29-elections

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ZANU-PF member Martin Kwainona accused a 43 year old man arguing that he had insulted a ZANU-PF member

17 April 2008   Zimbabwe  

On this day in 2008, ZANU-PF member Martin Kwainona accused a 43 year old man arguing that he had insulted a ZANU-PF member. Kwainona ordered the police to arrest and beat a 43 year old man, who was then improsoned for 2 days.



https://www.hrw.org/report/2008/06/09/bullets-each-you/state-sponsored-violence-zimbabwes-march-29-elections

Policeman community officer from Makoni North, Manicaland was abducted

16 April 2008   Zimbabwe  

On this day in 2008, policeman community officer from Makoni North, Manicaland was abducted. The man was tortured at Dzete base where he was beated and asked to whome he votes to. Having given his response, he was ordered to give names to all polling agents of MDC. The situation forced him to flee to Harare after he was released the following day.



https://www.hrw.org/report/2008/06/09/bullets-each-you/state-sponsored-violence-zimbabwes-march-29-elections

Soldiers assaulted MDC MP and Chitungwiza Residents Association Arthur Taderera

16 April 2008   Zimbabwe  

On this day in 2008, soldiers assaulted MDC MP and Chitungwiza Residents Association Arthur Taderera. Taderera was severely beated and tortured for supporting opposition political party, Movement for Democratic Change.



https://www.hrw.org/report/2008/06/09/bullets-each-you/state-sponsored-violence-zimbabwes-march-29-elections

The police arrested Independent journalist, Frank Chikowore

15 April 2008   Zimbabwe  

On this day in 2008, independent journalist Frank Chikowore was arrested. The police changed his charges from practicing journalism without accreditation to public violence, claiming that he was among those MDC activist who had burnt a bus on the same day.



https://www.hrw.org/report/2008/06/09/bullets-each-you/state-sponsored-violence-zimbabwes-march-29-elections

Man abducted in Mashonaland East

11 April 2008   Zimbabwe  

On this day in 2008, a man was abducted and taken to Benson Mine were he was beated for almost an hour by war veterans, ZANU-PF youths and uniformed soldiers. He was told that his sins were forgiven just before he was poured with water, symbolising his re-admittance into ZANU-PF.



https://www.hrw.org/report/2008/06/09/bullets-each-you/state-sponsored-violence-zimbabwes-march-29-elections

MDC activist confessed that he had helped in burning seven homestead for ZANU-PF supporters

11 April 2008   Zimbabwe  

On this day in 2008, MDC activist confessed that he had helped in burning seven homestead for ZANU-PF supporters. The motive behind was in support to revenge the lootings and beatings which were done by ZANU-PF youths and war veterans.



https://www.hrw.org/report/2008/06/09/bullets-each-you/state-sponsored-violence-zimbabwes-march-29-elections

Uzumba man was abducted by ZANU-PF supporters

11 April 2008   Zimbabwe  

On this day in 2008, a 32 year old Uzumba man was abducted by ZANU-PF supporters. He was taken to Karimbika barracks were he was demanded to reveal all the names of MDC polling agents. Having been ill-treated for the whole night, he was released to go back to his place.



https://www.hrw.org/report/2008/06/09/bullets-each-you/state-sponsored-violence-zimbabwes-march-29-elections

Man attacked in Mudzi village by ZANU-PF supporters

11 AApril 2008   Zimbabwe  

On this day in 2008, ZANU-PF supporters attacked a man in Mudzi Village for voting against their political party. ZANU-PF ward chairperson told the man that it was not lawful for the entire village to vote for the opposition party, that is, Movement for Democratic Change (MDC).



https://www.hrw.org/report/2008/06/09/bullets-each-you/state-sponsored-violence-zimbabwes-march-29-elections

A 26 year old man was beaten by ZANU-pf members and war veterans simply because they believed he was an MDC member

13 April 2008   Zimbabwe  

On this day in 2008, a 26 year old man who lived in Mudzi, Mashonaland East asserted that 30 ZANU-PF youth and war veterens sorrounded his house around mid-night and beat him. The reason behind was that he was accused of being a sell-out and a member of opposition party, that is, Movement for Democratic Change.



https://www.hrw.org/report/2008/06/09/bullets-each-you/state-sponsored-violence-zimbabwes-march-29-elections

Zimbabwe Anti Corruption Commissioner (ZACC) Jessie Fungayi Majome filed a lawsuit against award winning journalist Hopewell Chin’ono

02 December 2021   Zimbabwe  

On this day in 2021, the Zimbabwe Anti Corruption Commissioner (ZACC) Jessie Fungayi Majome filed a lawsuit against award winning journalist Hopewell Chin’ono taxing $US 350 000 for character assassination.



https://www.zimeye.net/2021/12/03/zaccs-majome-slaps-hopewell-chinono-with-usd350000-lawsuit-will-she-win/

https://www.zimeye.net/2021/12/03/zaccs-majome-slaps-hopewell-chinono-with-usd350000-lawsuit-will-she-win/

Award winning journalist Hopewell Chin’ono was declared innocent

06 December 2021   Zimbabwe  

On this day in 2021, award winning journalist Hopewell Chin’ono was declared innocent for the charges laid against him for spurring on committing public violence through posting tweets denouncing looting and allegedly exposing government corruption. The High Court judge, Justice Musithu argued that charges laid against him lacked clear evidence.



https://allafrica.com/stories/202112060440.html

Award winning journalist Hopewell Chin’ono was granted bail after weeks in prison

27 January 2021   Zimbabwe  

On this day in 2011, award winning journalist Hopewell Chin’ono was granted bail after weeks in prison. He was arrested for communicating falsehood about the police officer arguing that the police officer had killed an infant during enforcing lockdown rules.



https://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/zimbabwean-journalist-released-bail-weeks-prison-75510203?cid=referral_taboola_feed

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