Chamisa: 'Anti-government struggle legitimate'

JOHANNESBURG - Movement for Democratic Change president, Nelson Chamisa, has stressed their anti-government struggle is legitimate.

He says the party's end goal is to overcome the political crisis in Zimbabwe and challenge Zimbabwean President, Emmerson Mnangagwa and his government.

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Chamisa is callling police brutality in the country an international embarrassment.

The MDC called off a planned shutdown of Harare on Friday after it failed to overturn a police ban on protest action.

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Friday's demonstrations would have been the first in a series of MDC-planned rallies.

Police fired teargas and violently removed the large group gathered in the capital.

The MDC has reported the arrest of over 60 people following the illegal protests.


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