Chamisa: ‘Anti-government struggle legitimate’

The MDC called off a planned shutdown of Harare on Friday after it failed to overturn a police ban on protest action.

JOHANNESBURG – Movement for Democratic Change president, Nelson Chamisa, has stressed their anti-government struggle is legitimate.

He says the party’s end goal is to overcome the political crisis in Zimbabwe and challenge Zimbabwean President, Emmerson Mnangagwa and his government.

Chamisa is callling police brutality in the country an international embarrassment.

The MDC called off a planned shutdown of Harare on Friday after it failed to overturn a police ban on protest action.

Friday’s demonstrations would have been the first in a series of MDC-planned rallies.

Police fired teargas and violently removed the large group gathered in the capital.

The MDC has reported the arrest of over 60 people following the illegal protests.

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