Itai Dzamara’s brother Patson Dzamara has said that they will not declare the journalist and activist dead despite claims by Home Affairs deputy minister Obedingwa Mguni that police have no no leads regarding the abductee’s whereabouts.
For as long as Mr Mugabe and his government stonewall on this issue, despite our overtures to engage them, we continue to work with the assumption and hope that Itai is alive up to and until we have definite proof that he is not. We will not endorse this government’s attempts to unilaterally declare the issue closed and sweep it under the carpet. Mr Mugabe and his government must stop their sordid gibberish. They must live up to their constitutional responsibilities and bring Itai back to us. My family wishes to categorically distance itself from utterances made by minister Mguni,
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Itai Dzamara is a Zimbabwean journalist and political activist known in Zimbabwe mostly for his Occupy Africa Unity Square campaign against the then government of former President Robert Mugabe. In October 2014, Dzamara hand-delivered petition to the President of Zimbabwe asking him to step down.... Read More About Itai Dzamara
Patson Dzamara was a political activist and motivational speaker. He was also the younger brother of Itai Dzamara the activist who went missing in 2015 after he was allegedly abducted by unknown people. In August 2020, it was revealed that Dzamara was ill after being... Read More About Patson Dzamara
Obedingwa Mguni is a Zimbabwean politician who hails from the ZANU-PF party. He was elected into parliament in July 2013 to represent the Mangwe Constituency. Read More About Obedingwa Mguni