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Zimbabwe union leader turns himself in to police after protests

Zimbabwe union leader turns himself in to police after protests

The leader of Zimbabwe's main labour federation turned himself in to the police on Friday as another activist sought bail following violence during last week's anti-government protests, lawyers said Friday.

Zimbabwe's rights body says 'systematic torture' in crackdown

Zimbabwe's rights body says 'systematic torture' in crackdown

A human rights commission appointed by Zimbabwe's government said Tuesday that at least eight people were killed, mostly by gunfire, in a crackdown on protests last week.

President vows to probe Zimbabwe forces over crackdown

President vows to probe Zimbabwe forces over crackdown

Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa vowed Tuesday to investigate security forces over their brutal crackdown on protesters, as he scrambled to fend off international criticism ...

Zimbabwe court says internet shutdown during protests was illegal

Zimbabwe court says internet shutdown during protests was illegal

Zimbabwe's High Court ruled on Monday that the security minister had no authority to order mobile operators to shut down internet access to customers during protests last week and that the firms should immediately restore unrestricted access.

UN calls on Zimbabwe government to end crackdown

UN calls on Zimbabwe government to end crackdown

The UN human rights office is calling on Zimbabwean security forces to stop their violent crackdown on people protesting the government's economic austerity measures ...

Zimbabwe blocks internet as crackdown intensifies

Zimbabwe blocks internet as crackdown intensifies

Zimbabwe on Friday imposed a "total shutdown" of the internet as international criticism mounted over a ruthless security crackdown after anti-government protests.

Zimbabwe president says 'monumental task' to fix economy

Zimbabwe president says 'monumental task' to fix economy

Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Wednesday called for calm as he vowed to tackle the ‘monumental task’ of fixing the shattered economy that has sparked violent protests this week.

Police detain leading Zimbabwe activist after protests

Police detain leading Zimbabwe activist after protests

Leading Zimbabwean activist Evan Mawarire was detained by police on Wednesday when he was taken from his house in a widening crackdown after anti-government protests, AFP reporters witnessed.

Three killed, many injured in protests: Zimbabwe opposition

Three killed, many injured in protests: Zimbabwe opposition

Three people were shot dead and many were injured when Zimbabwean security forces cracked down on protests, the main opposition MDC party said Tuesday.

Protests break out in Zimbabwe as economic crisis spirals

Protests break out in Zimbabwe as economic crisis spirals

Protesters barricaded roads and burned tyres in Zimbabwe's capital Harare on Monday, as anger over the worst economic crisis in a decade spilled onto the streets and piled pressure on President Emmerson Mnangagwa.

Anger as Mnangagwa raises gas prices in Zimbabwe

Anger as Mnangagwa raises gas prices in Zimbabwe

Zimbabweans reacted with outrage Sunday to a sharp rise in fuel prices announced by President Emmerson Mnangagwa in a move to improve supplies as the country struggles with its worst gasoline shortages in a decade.

South Africa issues arrest warrant for Zimbabwe's Grace Mugabe

South Africa issues arrest warrant for Zimbabwe's Grace Mugabe

South Africa has issued an arrest warrant for Zimbabwe's former first lady Grace Mugabe over the alleged assault of a model in a luxury Johannesburg hotel in 2017, police said on Wednesday.