ZANU PF pointed as the leading perpatrator of violence

ZANU PF pointed as the leading perpatrator of violence
Published: 22 May 2018 (138 Views)
Peace building civic group the Zimbabwe Peace Project (ZPP) has reported increase in political violence, pointing out ruling Zanu PF and the MDC as the main perpetrators.

"The year 2018 started on a rather unpromising note. Political bickering within Zanu PF, in particular the persecution of the so-called G40 cabal after the ouster of president Robert Mugabe continued to shape the course of political events into the New Year".

"The year thus started with a 24 percent increase in recorded incidents of human rights violations. 245 violations were recorded in January, up from 186 cases the previous December. Notably, 169 cases of harassment and intimidation and 57 discrimination cases were recorded in January".

"Commendably though, cases of outright violence were by comparison significantly lower with only six cases recorded. The cases were largely inter-party skirmishes between Zanu PF and MDC-T supporters and intra-party squabbling within Zanu PF as part of the continued G40 purge", ZPP said.

"By location, Manicaland Province had the highest number of violations with 62 cases, followed by Mashonaland Central with 60, and Masvingo with 38.

"Zanu PF was accused as the main perpetrator, accounting for 85,8 percent of the violations, followed by the Zimbabwe Republic Police at 5,3 percent, the War Veterans at 0,7 percent, the MDC-T at 0,2 percent, and the Zimbabwe National Army (ZNA) at 0,2 percent.

- Byo24News

Tags: MDC, ZanuPF, ZPP, ZNA,
 0

You May Like These Videos

Comments

There are no comments.

Latest stories

Woman found guilty of lust

by Simbarashe Sithole | 20 August 2018 | 454 Views

Paul Siwela: Lion King that is about to roar

by Israel Dube | 20 August 2018 | 273 Views

Chiwenga represents the 'New Disorder' not New Dispensation

by Knowledge Hakata | 20 August 2018 | 385 Views

Tajamuka demands courts to swear in Chamisa

by Stephen Jakes | 20 August 2018 | 404 Views

Chamisa urges fasting, prayers for crunch Wednesday hearing

by Staff reporter | 20 August 2018 | 255 Views

Deportation of Tendai Biti low, low point for Zambian regime

by Prof. Michelo Hansungule | 20 August 2018 | 151 Views

Why Biti was deported from Zambia

by Staff reporter | 20 August 2018 | 262 Views

Chamisa's heads of argument in Con-Court showdown - FULL-TEXT

by Staff reporter | 20 August 2018 | 419 Views

Woman found gift of lust

by Simbarashe Sithole | 20 August 2018 | 159 Views

Mathuthu gets hero's send-off

by Staff reporter | 20 August 2018 | 125 Views

A journey well completed

by Emmerson Mnangagwa | 20 August 2018 | 133 Views

Chamisa election petition latest

by Staff reporter | 20 August 2018 | 243 Views

Constitutional Court to set number of precedents

by Editorial - the herald | 20 August 2018 | 168 Views

Devolution a priority, says Mnangagwa

by Staff reporter | 20 August 2018 | 74 Views

Jockeying for Kwekwe mayoral post begins

by Staff reporter | 20 August 2018 | 107 Views

Harare Poly gets nod to offer media degree

by Staff reporter | 20 August 2018 | 93 Views

Three eye Masvingo mayoral post

by Staff reporter | 20 August 2018 | 131 Views

What sin did Ariel Sibanda commit Mr Chidzambwa?

by Sikhumbuzo Moyo | 20 August 2018 | 134 Views

'We'll not mourn,' says Mnangagwa

by Staff reporter | 20 August 2018 | 137 Views

Zimbabwe inflation reaches record high since 2012

by Staff reporter | 20 August 2018 | 129 Views

Mnangagwa pays tribute to Kofi Annan

by Staff reporter | 20 August 2018 | 107 Views

Democracy, elections bad for collective cause

by Reason Wafawarova | 20 August 2018 | 97 Views

Son 'kills' mum over 50c

by Staff reporter | 20 August 2018 | 122 Views

'Devolution key to economic development'

by Staff reporter | 20 August 2018 | 80 Views

MDC Alliance candidate petition hearing date set

by Staff reporter | 20 August 2018 | 104 Views

Hunter challenges conviction, sentence

by Staff reporter | 20 August 2018 | 75 Views

Industry expresses concern over poor quality imports

by Staff reporter | 20 August 2018 | 88 Views

Police boss blocked from probing cop

by Staff reporter | 20 August 2018 | 95 Views

Teenage woman kills hubby

by Staff reporter | 20 August 2018 | 104 Views

Woman in trouble after accusing neighbour of lust

by Staff reporter | 20 August 2018 | 60 Views

Madlela set to launch album

by Staff reporter | 20 August 2018 | 88 Views

Chamisa court case broadcast commendable, but ...

by Editorial - mewsday | 20 August 2018 | 133 Views

Zanu-PF plots at witch-hunt over 'bhora musango'

by Staff reporter | 20 August 2018 | 56 Views

Duo electrocuted in attempted cable theft

by Staff reporter | 20 August 2018 | 55 Views

'Mnangagwa's Biti tweet misconstrued'

by Staff reporter | 20 August 2018 | 112 Views

Divisions rock Zanu-PF

by Staff reporter | 20 August 2018 | 88 Views

Nobuntu dazzles Bulawayo fans

by Staff reporter | 20 August 2018 | 117 Views