‘Heed revolt plot claims seriously’
Senior consultant at the International Crisis Group (ICG), Piers Pigou, said the government’s warning was probably meant to justify “an impending” clampdown on critics.
“Instead of threatening government critics, the authorities should listen to all citizens and find ways to improve people’s lives and guarantee all their rights,” Dewa Mavhinga, the Human Rights Watch director for southern Africa, said.
“We are watching attempts to drive Zimbabwe into chaos. Some rogue elements among us are conniving with some hostile western governments to smuggle guns and set up so-called Democratic Resistance Committees that are, for all intents and purposes, violent militia groups.