Govt blamed for #Xenophobia

…as citizens submit a petition to South African Embassy.

What seemed like a mere suggestion during this week’s #263Chat discussion soon turned into reality.

The peaceful anti-xenophobia protest organised by the Civil Society Organisations at the South African Embassy in Harare would instead commence at 10am.

Anti - Xenophobia Protest
Anti – Xenophobia Protest
Anti - Xenophobia Protest
Anti – Xenophobia Protest
Anti - Xenophobia Protest
Anti – Xenophobia Protest

Listen as McDonald Lewanyika from Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition speaks at the anti-xenophobia protest.

The police were on hand as the crowd gathered.

ZRP on stand-by at Anti Xenophobia Protest at SA Embassy
ZRP on stand-by at Anti Xenophobia Protest at SA Embassy
ZRP on stand-by at Anti Xenophobia Protest at SA Embassy in Harare
ZRP on stand-by at Anti Xenophobia Protest at SA Embassy in Harare

 

 

Obey Sithole Chairperson of National Youth Action Alliance (NYAA) speaks during the

We also had concerned citizen who shared their thoughts on the anti – xenophobia protests.

Some of the protesters hold up various placards throughout it all.

Anti Xenophobia Protest 6

Anti Xenophobia Protest 7

The Deputy Ambassador Phumla Makwabe also addressed the crowd of protesters.

Here a protester shares her thoughts on the Zimbabwean government’s role in the xenophobic attacks in South Africa.

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