Overzealous Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Services (ZPCS) officials today barred President Morgan Tsvangirai from visiting detained pro-democracy activists currently detained at Chikurubi maximum Security Prison.
When he pulled out his identity card to enter the premises like other ordinary visitors during that visiting hour, the officials simply shut their gate and prevented him and his delegation from exercising their rights like everyone else.
Movement for Democratic Change President Tsvangirai was at 11am today (Friday, 16 September 2016) expected to visit ‘pro democracy’ activists incarcerated at Chikurubi Maximum Prison.This comes after the European Union (EU) ordered government to urgently and unconditionally release all its political prisoners and create a conducive atmosphere for dialogue with its citizens to avoid pushing the country into a state of anarchy.
In a joint motion for a resolution in the EU Parliament in Brussels, Belgium, presented on Wednesday, the parliamentarians said it was premature to lift restrictive measures imposed on President Robert Mugabe’s regime over its poor human rights record.
The bloc also condemned Mugabe’s recent attack on the judiciary.-Online/MDC ZIMBABWE