SADC Youth ‘Concerned And Worried’ Over Makomborero Haruzivishe’s Conviction

SADC Youth ‘Concerned And Worried’ Over Makomborero Haruzivishe’s Conviction
SADC Youth ‘Concerned And Worried’ Over Makomborero Haruzivishe’s Conviction

Africa-PressZimbabwe. The Southern Africa Youth Forum (SAYF), a Regional Coordinating Platform for Youth in SADC has said it is worried over the conviction of Makomborero Haruzivishe.

Haruzivishe was convicted on charges of resisting arrest and inciting public violence and faces a possible 20 years in jail. He will be sentenced on Tuesday 6 April and his lawyer is expected to make litigation arguments before sentencing.

In a tweet, SADC Youth said it was concerned over the conviction of Makomborero Haruzivishe and called on President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government to work together and listen to young people’s views. The tweet reads:

We are very concerned & worried over the conviction of a 29 yr old youth leader @MakomboreroH. We are reliably informed he was a just expressing self as provided in the Zimbabwe Constitution. We call for the government to work together & listen to young pple’s views #SADCYOUTH

We are very concerned & worried over the conviction of a 29 yr old youth leader @MakomboreroH. We are reliably informed he was a just expressing self as provided in the Zimbabwe Constitution. We call for the government to work together & listen to young pple’s views #SADCYOUTH pic.twitter.com/QflOuaT6Fp

— Southern Africa Youth Forum (SAYoF-SADC) (@SAYoF_SADC) April 4, 2021

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