The Zimbabwean president on Monday said he was "horrified" by a television message that shows that security forces are being abused in continued intervention.
President Emmerson Mnangagwa, on his official Twitter account, said he was unhappy with Sky News's video and showed that the security forces hit the man who was arrested. Mnangagwa said he "instructed the people behind him to be arrested."
Angry protests against a drastic rise in fuel prices triggered severe police and army repression, according to doctors and groups of rights killed 12 and 300 injured, score for fire injury. Long after the protests ended, the military suppression of forces coming from home to the house continued to make arbitrary arrests, beatings, torture, abductions and rape, according to their rights group. Many opposition figures and civic leaders were hiding.
The move continued on Monday with witnesses, human rights groups and opposition officials who reported abuse by the army, police and gangs of ruling parties, especially in the working class and poor suburbs throughout the country.
Mnangagwa, who briefly brought hope to the Zimbabweans who lost their bloodshed when they took over from longtime ruler Robert Mugabe in November 2017, encouraged "those who touched contact with organs and filed an official complaint."
The Mnangagwa Challenge met with skepticism because it promised last week that it was investigating reports of abuses by security forces when it came back from a visit abroad, but continued the intervention.
Some Zimbabweans have asked why Mnangagwa only has concerns about the report on the abuse of foreign media, when local media and NGOs have reported such violence to civilians for more than a week
Others questioned the authenticity of Twitter messages from Mnangagwa after his spokesman, George Charamba, told reporters on January 23 that "the president has drawn my attention to trying to put words into my mouth using my Twitter account," he does not always believe what is going through. "This followed the tweet of Mnangagwa, who called for national dialogue and criticized the security forces for being heavily gifted.
However, the Zimbabwean Ministry of Information later issued a statement confirming that Handel was being used as "the President's legitimate voice."
"There is nothing in it, but what its opinions and attitudes to the questions and what it explicitly clarified," the ministry said.
Some people say that the Mnangagwa Twitter statements do not reflect the fact that there has been a hit on the earth.
"This account runs a lot of deaf people's tones that are so stiff that they are presenting ED (Mnangagwa) as a reformer that they are ready to invent this fake ED, which is nowhere else than that!" George Charamba was right, despite the protests, InfoMinZW! "Said the Zimbabwean Innocent Chofamba Sithole, based in the United Kingdom, in response to the tweet of Mnangagwa.