Dabengwa to confront Mugabe

Dabengwa to confront Mugabe
Published: 23 October 2017 (438 Views)
OPPOSITION Zapu President Dumiso Dabengwa plans to confront President Robert Mugabe over compensation for families of the 20,000 civilians killed during the 1980s Gukurahundi "madness" NewZimbabwe.co reported.

"One of the failures of the last 30 years which we shall tackle is putting closure to the tragic history surrounding Gukurahundi," said Dabengwa, a former home affairs minister in Mugabe's government.



The Zapu leader made the remarks in a speech he was supposed to deliver to families of Gukurahundi victims commemorations in Kezi Saturday which were however aborted.

"For a start, there has been no official apology for the unwarranted destruction of life and property of over 20 000 unarmed civilians by the security apparatus of the state," reads the speech.

"The unrepentant perpetrators of this crime against humanity have lost many opportunities to own up and to begin a healing process that starts with a sincere apology to families of victims, a program for redress including negotiated compensation even so late in the day."

Dabengwa said they would use the opposition forum to demand that Mugabe takes full responsibility for the Gukurahundi massacres.



- newzimbabwe

 0

You May Like These Videos

Comments

There are no comments.

Latest stories

Politburo approves new party regalia

by Staff reporter | 19 February 2018 | 122 Views

Tsvangirai's mother to kill herself?

by Staff reporter | 19 February 2018 | 181 Views

Mnangagwa to fulfil pledges to Tsvangirai

by Staff reporter | 19 February 2018 | 119 Views

War vets mourn Tsvangirai

by Staff reporter | 19 February 2018 | 143 Views

Mujuru respects Mnangagwa

by Staff reporter | 19 February 2018 | 206 Views

Army uniform land duo in trouble

by Staff reporter | 19 February 2018 | 64 Views

Diaspora woman loses house to mistress

by Staff reporter | 19 February 2018 | 71 Views

High Court dismisses OK challenge

by Staff reporter | 19 February 2018 | 65 Views

Bosso, Chicken Inn match abandoned due to heavy rain

by Staff reporter | 19 February 2018 | 52 Views

Ramaphosa sparks Cabinet panic

by Sapa | 19 February 2018 | 70 Views

MDC-T set for March extraordinary congress

by Staff reporter | 19 February 2018 | 76 Views

Unwanted couple pitch at Tsvangirai funeral

by Staff reporter | 19 February 2018 | 107 Views

MDC-T leaders conduct shockingly distasteful, says Coltart

by Staff reporter | 19 February 2018 | 83 Views

Chamisa's conduct shameful, appalling

by Staff reporter | 19 February 2018 | 139 Views

Police base closure worries residents

by Staff reporter | 19 February 2018 | 48 Views

Negligent doctor suspended, undergoes retraining

by Staff reporter | 19 February 2018 | 57 Views

Stupid AU chair trashes G40 claims

by Staff reporter | 19 February 2018 | 57 Views

BF, Luveve goalposts condemned

by Staff reporter | 19 February 2018 | 48 Views

Peter Dube not out of woods yet

by Staff reporter | 19 February 2018 | 45 Views

National healing consultations start

by Staff reporter | 19 February 2018 | 39 Views

Mnangagwa to commission leased NRZ equipment

by staff reporter | 19 February 2018 | 41 Views

'Cheating' MSU lecturer in fatal accident

by Staff reporter | 19 February 2018 | 46 Views

Govt launches Zimdef forensic audit

by Staff reporter | 19 February 2018 | 25 Views

I trained Tsvangirai on peace-building, says Mukonori

by Staff reporter | 19 February 2018 | 33 Views

Bus firm ordered to pay accident victim's wife $60k compensation

by Staff reporter | 19 February 2018 | 25 Views

Grace Mugabe PhD: ZACC probes Mararike

by Staff reporter | 19 February 2018 | 23 Views

MDC-T blasts Mnangagwa over Tsvangirai hero status snub

by Staff reporter | 19 February 2018 | 28 Views

Tsvangirai's mother boycotts service

by Staff reporter | 19 February 2018 | 42 Views

Mystery over G40 petition

by Staff reporter | 19 February 2018 | 29 Views

Mnangagwa came short of describing Tsvangirai as the people's hero

by Staff reporter | 19 February 2018 | 27 Views

'Zanu PF to use Tsvangirai's funeral to lure voters'

by Staff reporter | 19 February 2018 | 27 Views

Its death, power and money

by Nomazulu Thata | 18 February 2018 | 104 Views

MDC implodes - Rumours and gossip destroys the once strong party

by Dr Masimba Mavaza | 18 February 2018 | 132 Views

Cops 'rapes' wife

by Simbarashe Sithole | 18 February 2018 | 151 Views

Death threats in split MDC-T

by Staff reporter | 18 February 2018 | 116 Views

UZ's Nyagura freed on $200 bail

by Staff reporter | 18 February 2018 | 82 Views

Khupe speaks on Tsvangirai

by Staff reporter | 18 February 2018 | 104 Views

Foreign-based stars who could play for Zimbabwe Sables

by Staff reporter | 18 February 2018 | 67 Views