Zimbabwean Street Vendors Clash with Police

“During the first two weeks of January several police officers were left injured and a police post in the centre of town was forced to close during the clashes. … University of Zimbabwe political lecturer who studies political and social trends, Eldred Masunungure, told the local Daily News newspaper that although it is unheard of in Zimbabwe to fight with the police, the fact that civilians are starting to do so is a sign of the times.”

Read the full story HERE.  The author draws an interesting parallel between the start of the Arab Spring and the Zim vendors’ newly found determination to fight police crackdowns.

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