Zimbabwean Police Backtrack on Video of Man Being Beaten

First, Zimbabwean police said that a shocking Sky News video showing security forces beating handcuffed man had been shot in 2016. Then they issued a statement saying it was in fact filmed on Saturday 26 January 2019. The video was taken during a continuing crackdown by security forces on civilians linked to violent anti-government protests earlier in January.

Photo: Sky News

A screenshot from a Sky News video of a man being beaten by security forces.

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