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Zimbabwe: Action Alert: Women Arrested for Protesting

Categories: Sub-Saharan Africa, Zimbabwe, Environment, Politics, Protest, Women & Gender

Six WOZA (Women And Men of Zimbabwe Arise) women have been arrested for protesting about electricty supplies [1]in Zimbabwe: “The members were arrested by police officers who accused them of painting messages on the road. The messages read- ‘power to poor people’ ; ‘no lengthy load shedding’ ; ‘prepaid meters now!’; focus on the electricity crisis in Zimbabwe.”