In an interview with The Sunday Mail last week, Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission (ZHRC) chairperson Mr Elasto Mugwadi said that they would investigate the attack on MDC-T Vice President Thokozani Khupe, national chair Mr Lovemore Moyo, and organising secretary Mr Abednico Bhebhe.
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I was listening to commentaries by people relating to the violence that happened in Bulawayo over the weekend. Such behaviour shows that we still have to reach political maturity. It’s not acceptable. Resources permitting, we are going to be looking at the issue and find out exactly what happened. In fact, the commission’s mandate is quite broad. We have the right in terms of our mandate to attend political rallies; we have the right to attend intra-political elections where they elect representatives for constituencies. That’s what we do in the build up to an election. We have to qualify if an election was free and fair, so one has to look at the developments prior to an election.
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Thokozani Khupe is a Zimbabwean politician, cancer activist and acting President of the Movement for Democratic Change- Tsvangirai. She challenged MDC Alliance President Nelson Chamisa for the bid to succeed the late MDC-T founder Morgan Tsvangirai. Khupe contested for Presidency in the 2018 national elections... Read More About Thokozani Khupe
Abednico Bhebhe is a Zimbabwean politician and a former member of the MDC-T political party. He was elected into parliament in July 2013 to represent Nkayi South Constituency. Bhebhe was dismissed from the MDC-T party in March 2018 after alleged unconstitutional behaviour and putting the... Read More About Abednico Bhebhe
Lovemore Moyo is a politician and a former member of the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T). He is also a former national chairman of the party. Moyo has been on the Zimbabwean political scene for quite some time prior to joining the Movement for Democratic... Read More About Lovemore Moyo