This Is Not The Zimbabwe We Want: Top Lawyer On Torture Of Harare Political Activist
17 April 2021

Tinashe Sambiri|Zimbabwe is in the hands of cruel people, MDC Alliance leader, President Nelson Chamisa has said.

President Chamisa was commenting on the arrest, torture and persecution of young Harare political activist, Lengwani Mavhunga.

Mavhunga was tortured and burnt by government agents on Thursday after being arrested for attending MDC Alliance vice chairperson Hon Job Sikhala’s court session.

” Our country is in the hands of the cruel. This must end! Together we must fix our broken politics,” President Chamisa wrote on Twitter.

Prominent human rights lawyer Doug Coltart also condemned the persecution of Mavhunga:

“Please spare a thought and a prayer this evening for Legwani Mavhunga who was tortured while in police custody, arrested for showing solidarity at court for @JobSikhala1. He is now being admitted to hospital. This is not the Zimbabwe we want.”

Lengwani Mavhunga