Return soldiers to the barracks, South Africa's EFF tells Emmerson Mnangagwa

- | 9 months ago

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) called on President Emmerson Mnangagwa to stop a brutal crackdown on opponents as the soldiers and police moved door-to-door in neighbourhoods in Harare, Chitungwiza and Bulawayo brutalising people suspected to have taken part in protests against fuel hikes on Monday.

The EFF said Mnangagwa should return the soldiers to the barracks. At least eight people have been shot dead in the crackdown, with 30 others treated for gunshot wounds, according to the Zimbabwe Doctors for Human Rights.

“The EFF extends its solidarity with the people of Zimbabwe, who have taken to the streets to protest against the increase in fuel prices.

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