Zimbabwe Singer Fires Musical Warning Shot Against Repression by Security Forces

In Zimbabwe, a popular singer has released a song condemning the country's security forces for their brutality in putting down last week's protests over a fuel price hike announced by President Emmerson Mnangagwa.

Soldiers are seen on the armoured vehicle outside the parliament in Harare, Zimbabwe, November 16, 2017. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

The 25-year-old artist wrote the song after his pregnant wife was tear gassed and couldn’t breathe properly, scaring the couple that she would suffer a miscarriage. As Columbus Mavhunga reports from Harare, the song’s release has raised fears over the singer’s safety.

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