" ... Armed and uniformed members of the Zimbabwe National Army and the Zimbabwe Republic Police instigated systematic torture. The torture was organized in that they targeted men who stay near areas where barricades had been placed and near areas that were torched by protestors or looted."
“I invite leaders of all political parties as well as religious and civil leaders to set aside our differences and come together. What unites us is stronger than what could ever divide us. Let’s begin a national dialogue. Let’s put the economy first. Let’s put the people first.”
“(The) government will not stand by while such narrow interests play out so violently,” President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s spokesman George Charamba told the state-controlled Sunday Mail newspaper. “The response so far is just a foretaste of things to come.”
"ln light of the economic situation, l will be returning home after a productive week of bilateral trade and investment meetings. We will be ably represented in Davos by Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube. The first priority is to get Zimbabwe calm, stable and working again."
Inflation soared to a 10-year high above 40 percent in December and has probably risen further since President Emmerson Mnangagwa last week raised fuel prices by 150 percent, leading to protests that have triggered a crackdown by security forces.