How Zimbabweans Reacted To Journalist’s Arrest At State House

Journalist Zenzele Ndebele was arrested at State House in Bulawayo. Colleagues say he was arrested after a used teargas canister was found in his vehicle. He is set to appear in court tomorrow charged with possession of offensive weapon.

In September 2018, police called in Zenzele for questioning over his documentary entitled: “Gukurahundi Genocide: 36 years later.” He was questioned and released without any charges.Zenzele is the second prominent journalist arrested following the arrest of Edmund Kudzayi. Below are some of the reactions to Zenzele’s arrest:

 

Edmund KudzayiGukurahundi

Edmund Kudzayi (born 8 December 1986) is a Zimbabwean journalist and media professional. He is a former editor for the state run weekly newspaper the The Sunday Mail where he was appointed by then Minister of Information and Publicity, Jonathan Moyo. He is mostly known... Read More About Edmund Kudzayi

Gukurahundi is a term used to refer to disturbances in Matabeleland and Midlands in the 1980s which resulted in the death of an estimated 20,000 Ndebele people. It was carried out by the North Korean trained 5th Brigade which was an elite regiment of the... Read More About Gukurahundi

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