=EN-GB>Believe me, I have enormous respect for Morgan so what happened in 2005 was a great disappointment to me. The violence at Harvest House was investigated by the Party’s disciplinary committee and those responsible were dismissed from the party. Soon afterwards, Morgan himself insisted that the Sec Gen reinstate those very same youth as his personal bodyguards!
This was the beginning of Morgan’s disregard for his own party’s constitution and for his acceptance of violence within the party. Does Godfrey know of some of the tactics used by the youth against those perceived to be “anti Tsvangirai”? Pure Zanu (PF) stuff.
Using violence against one’s own colleagues is unacceptable and is the reason I, very sadly, felt that I could no longer support Tsvangirai. To this day, the man acknowledges what happened but shows no sign of dealing with it. I don’t think Morgan himself is the source of the violence but those close to him clearly are and by not dealing with it, he is condoning it. In the end, he is responsible.
As Arthur Mutambare said in his speech at the Bulawayo MDC Congress – the political culture of