On this day in 2007, MDC party leader Morgan Tsvangirai and other officials including his driver Nhamo Musekiwa were arrested on their way to a prayer rally organized by churches in Highfield Harare. A number of MDC supporters were also arrested and activist Gift Tandare was gunned down in a protest.
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