After a peaceful demonstration on 13 Feb in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe's second largest city, 120 Women of Zimbabwe Arise members and students were arrested by riot police. Their leaders have been separated from them. The demonstration was demanding bread and roses - affordable food, human dignity and respect.
Please call the following numbers AS A MATTER OF URGENCY.
(for 3p/minute calls from UK to Zimbabwe try going through 0844 439 1414)
Bulawayo Central (+263-4)972515
Minister of Home Affairs
Phone: (+263-4)723635, 703642, 703644
Patrick Chinamasa Minister for Justice
(+263-4) 777054 or 774620-7
Home: (+263-4) 860006
Or send him a text message on: 263 11 605 523
If you would like to send your text message in Ndebele or Shona here is the translation for 'Let the WOZA women speak freely'
Ndebele: Vumela iWOZA ikhulume ikhululekile
Shona: Regererai WOZA ichitaura yakasungura