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.
Police Spokesperson Backtracks on Police, Army Torture Video
New Zimbabwe, 30 January 2019
POLICE authorities were Tuesday exposed as liars after issuing two completely opposite official accounts on the originality of a shocking video image of the country's security… Read more »
A screenshot from a Sky News video of a man being beaten by security forces.
Police Confirm Arresting Children Over Recent Violence
POLICE have confirmed arresting 36 children for allegedly taking part in the recent violence that rocked Harare, Bulawayo and some parts of the country. Read more »
Abuse - Women Groups Partner Govt
The Herald, 30 January 2019
Prominent independent pro-women and anti-gender violence organisations, Msasa Project and Adult Rape Clinic say no reports have been made to them regarding the alleged systematic… Read more »
No Abuse Cases Reported Yet - Police
The Herald, 29 January 2019
Police have said no-one has since come forward to report alleged abuse, assault and rape cases by security services during the recent civil unrest in the country. Read more »
At least 11 women from Harare have alleged they were raped by soldiers during the ongoing crackdown against opposition activists linked to last week's protests against fuel price ... Read more »
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