Show your support for Lovemore Matombo and Wellington Chibebe, the President and General Secretary of the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU). They were arrested on 8 May for speaking out about the state-sponsored violence in Zimbabwe – or as Robert Mugabe’s government put it “spreading falsehoods prejudicial to the State”.
Lovemore and Wellington are due to [...]
Amidst the growing violence and intimidation in the run-up to the Zimbabwean election, the leaders of Zimbabwe’s union movement, Lovemore Matombo and Wellington Chibebe have been arrested for speaking out about the situation, and are being tried on Monday 23 June.
We had a lot of people come through our bar today, and a hot topic was the situation for our colleagues in Zimbabwe, with people very much wanting to be able to do something positive from our virtual gathering. Lev Winykow from South Africa and Wotcher Tenk discussed a possible statement that all we unionists [...]