C.M (32) MDC COUNCILOR ELECT WARD 15 BINDURA SOUTH

C.M (32) MDC COUNCILOR ELECT WARD 15 BINDURA SOUTH WAS TAKEN AT 10PM ON 21 JUNE 2008. HIS HOME WAS DESTROYED. AT THE BASE HE WAS SEVERELY BEATEN WITH IRON BARS. ”YOUR ARE A CLR. YOU HAVE TO DEFECT TO ZANUF OR WE WILL KILL YOU, WE WANT A BY-ELECTION” BOTH LEGS WERE FRACTURED AFTER THE BEATINGS.

J.M. FROM MTETA VILLAGE, MUDZI NORTH

J.M. FROM MTETA VILLAGE, MUDZI NORTH .HOMES WERE BURNED ON 7th JUNE 2008. A GROUP OF MILITIA, WAR VETS AND NEWTON KACHEPA ZPF MP, ON 20th JULY 2008 TAKEN TO CHIMKOKO BASE, WITH SON (17) AND BEATEN BY MILITIA SAYING ”YOU THOUGHT YOU WERE CLEVER, YOU ARE PUPPETS OF MORGAN TSVANGIRAI, TODAY YOU ARE GOING TO TELL US WHERE HE IS ” HE SUSTAINED FRACTURED LEFT ARM AND EXTENSIVE INJURIES TO BUTTOCKS.

MRS. C. (45) MASHAVA MINE

MRS. C. AGED (45) FROM MASHAVA MINE, MASVINGO PROVINCE BEATEN WITH BIG STICKS AT NIGHT BY YOUTH IN ZANU PF T-SHIRTS ON 14 JUNE 2008. THEY SAID ”YOU MUST BE PATRIOTIC, YOU ARE OPPOSITION PARTY”

LATE REUBEN MUTEWE STORY

THE LATE REUBEN MUTEWE OF AGE 38, MDC BRANCH CHAIRMAN, WARD 16, BUHERA SINCE 1999, WAS ABDUCTED BY ZANU PF MILITIA, TAKEN TO BEDZA TORTURE BASE ON 31 JUNE 2008. HE WAS BEATEN USING STEEL BARS ON HIS BACK AND A DEEP HOLE COULD BE SEEN FROM HIS BACK. HE DIED A HORRIFIC WAY.

H.C (32) BINDURA STORY

H.C (32) BINDURA STORY-WAS SHOT IN THE RIGHT ARM AND LEFT LEG AND BEATEN BY ZANU PF YOUTH AND MILITIA IN BINDURA. HIS MOTHER NERIA, SISTER SUSAN ALSO BEATEN AND AN ATTEMPT WAS MADE TO FORCE THEM TO DRINK POISONOUS PARAQUAT TO TRY FAKE IT AS SUICIDE. THEY REFUSED TO DRINK IT AND THE MILITIA POURED IT INTO THEIR MOUTH AND FACES AND THEY SUFFERED BURNS AND ULCERS AS A RESULT. THEIR BROTHER WAS ALSO SHOT IN THE UPPER THIGH AND DIED THE SAME DAY 20 JUNE 2008. TO MAKE MATTERS WORSE NERIA AND SUSAN WERE ALSO CHARGED WITH ATTEMPTED MURDER FOR RESISTING DURING THE ENCOUNTER.

 

L.D (57) FROM MARONDERA NORTH

HE WAS ATTACKED AFTER VISITING HIS PARENTS IN UMP WHEN 10 ZANU PF YOUTH CAME LOOKING FOR HIS COUSIN. HE WAS AWAY SO L.D WAS ATTACKED WITH A MACHETE ON THE FACE AND HEAD. THEY ACCUSED HIM OF JOINING MDC AND BEATEN HIM SEVERELY AS WELL.

I.R (70) MDC ACTIVIST FROM BINDURA

ON THE 10TH OF JUNE 2008, KNOWN ZANU PF LOCALS ABOUT 18 OF THEM CAME TO HER HOUSE AND WANTED TO ASK WHY SHE WAS A SUPPORTER OF MDC. SHE WAS THEN ACCUSED OF BEING A SELL OUT. THEY BEAT HER SEVERELY WITH LARGE STICKS AND THREW HER ON TO THE COOKING FIRE. SHE SUFFERED BURNS TO HER LEGS, BACK AND HER GENITALS AND SHE DIED 1 MONTH LATER. SHE ENDURED A LOT OF SUFFERING IN HER LAST DAYS. HER EFFORTS SHOULD NEVER BE FORGOTTEN.

L.M (38 and pregnant) EPWORTH – VICTIM

ZANU PF YOUTH CAME TO HER HOUSE ON 14 JUNE 2008 EARLY MORNING WHILE SHE WAS IN DEEP SLEEP. THEY DESTROYED HER HOME AND TOOK HER TO A GRAVEYARD AND RAPED HER 3 TIMES AND DID NOT USE PROTECTION. A YOUNG GIRL NAMELY M(CONCEALED IDENTITY) 22 YEARS OLD STAYING AT HER HOUSE WAS ALSO RAPED ONCE. A THIRD GIRL IN THE HOUSE WAS ALSO RAPED BY ANOTHER GROUP OF ZANU PF YOUTH THAT SAME NIGHT. L.M CONTRACTED HIV AND HER LIFE WAS SCARRED FOREVER.

The untold truth of M.N 22 year old lady from Chiweshe Zimbabwe

22 Years old M.N from Chiweshe was beaten by Zanu pf militia in 2008 after being accused of supporting Tsvangirai’s MDC party and supporting the whites to be back on the land. The injuries on her buttocks were so horrific that no human should go through this. Zimbabweans should remember this lady for the brutal suffering she experienced in the last days of her life. Her feet were gouged to the extent that you could see the bones. inside. CLR Sarudzai Mutyavaviri led the militia that perpetrated the atrocities.