Alert: Arrest and assaults of WOZA members

The Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum notes with concern the arrests and police brutality against its member organisation, WOZA on Wednesday 13 February after they had staged a protest march outside Parliament building in Harare. The 9 women including WOZA leader Jenny Williams were assaulted and then arrested by the Police Reaction Group, which took them  to Harare Central Police Station. For the injuries sustained the women lodged complaints against the police who assaulted them. They were released without any charges.

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