UK Minister Urges Mnangagwa To Ensure Soldiers Face Justice For Raping Women During Violent Crackdown

Harriet Baldwin urged President Mnangagwa to ensure soldiers who raped women during a violent crackdown on protesters are brought to justice.

Baldwin is a Member of Parliament for West Worcestershire and United Kingdom’s joint Minister of State at the Foreign Office and Department for International Development. She was reacting to a report by ITV News where a woman named Melody said she was raped by 2 soldiers whilst children watched. Said Baldwin:

Sickened by @ITV reports that Zimbabwe’s security forces have raped civilians during their violent crackdown. Sexual violence is an atrocity and who is commanding these forces? The UK urges @edmnangagwa to ensure these perpetrators are brought to justice.

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