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7 Years Later, Itai Dzamara's Whereabouts Not Known

7 Years Later, Itai Dzamara's Whereabouts Not Known

Zimbabwean journalist, Itai Dzamara, was allegedly kidnapped by suspected state security agents on the 9th of March in 2015, his whereabouts are not known since then.

There have been calls from human rights defenders and the international community on the government to make sure that Dzamara is safely brought back since it is its sole responsibility to protect every Zimbabwean citizen. 

In a message to mark the 7th anniversary since Dzamara disappeared, the Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR) said the government must ensure that assailants who kidnapped the journalist are brought to justice. They said:

Today marks the 7th anniversary of the disappearance of Itai Dzamara. We call on government to mobilise the full extent of its resources to investigate the circumstances surrounding Dzamara’s abduction and to ensure that those responsible are brought to justice. Dzamara’s family and the generality of Zimbabweans deserve answers on where he is, what happened on 9 March 2015 and who is responsible for his disappearance. We remind government of its constitutional obligations to safeguard the right to life and personal liberty, the right to participate in peaceful political activities, the right to demonstrate and petition peacefully and the citizens’ right to express themselves freely and without repercussion.

Dzamara was a staunch government critic. 

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32 Comments

Captain Schliefien 3 months ago

Itai dzamara akashaikwa 2015 here zviya?? or kumas**** chaiko


king kunta 3 months ago

i think 2005

Tkt 3 months ago

@Mafirakureva...

you want a break,from me FINE, but rest assured itai dzamara is dead if he is, if he is to come back one day he will PERIOD

ichi ndicho chokwadi no matter how hard you try to find out

wazvinzwa


Nkust 3 months ago

Umm ko kasukuwere anotivo kudii nezvemukomana dzamara


Putin 3 months ago

Anyanyokosheiko iye wamunoti Dzamara uyu,


3 months ago


Wekunyanya 3 months ago

Tkt hauna kuzvara iwe & hauna kuzvarwa utongoriwo dununu zvaro.nguva ichakwana yekut vanhu vakaita sewe muchanyadziswa.. enjoying life when the state is brutally killing & abduct pple willy nilly is pathetic,disgaraceful & satanic.im happy bcz uchafawo 1 day


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3 months ago


Mafirakureva 3 months ago

My friend @Tkt, your support of trampling on human rights is disgusting and disgraceful. In democratic countries politicians are liable to be pelted with rotten eggs- that is the price they pay for being politicians. In this country it is a crime to criticise the president (a mere politician) and yet the president insults other citizens with impunity.

Your theory yekuti opportunists abduct critics to tarnish the government image is hogwash. If that were true the police and CIO would have quickly investigated and apprehended the culprits. Damage control is what they are very good at.
We have heard of these shenanigans of accusing Biti, Mamombe etc. taking abductions and all - the regime's answer to their own machinations.

Please give us a break

As to your assertion that nothing is special about Dzamara, well, I say one political assassination is one too many. Last week it was Ncube in Kwekwe. In 2018 August we had people murdered for voicing dissent. In January 2019 people died for protesting against fuel increases...

And you condone brutality and murder..
".. hapana nyaya apa. Akafa akafa... nothing special..."

You have no respect for human life
Shame on you


Chen 3 months ago

Kungoti genga repadhuze irooo nehutungamiri rinopihwa bag rakasiyana nevamwe SSB inotozviziva, dai zvisirizvo vskupihwa ikupihwa civhuru sebbhenzi irii razotiudza zvavakaita kune mukoma.


ziSuper reBlue 3 months ago

Bring back Itai Dzamara..simpuru


Tkt 3 months ago

@Mafirakureva

you think the CHIEF suspects would be the state, your assumptions are good why bcoz you say akambo sungwa aka vharirwa right?

if my memory saves me well hapana pakambo ita dzamara the same as chingono wako wawareva! at the same time, another gvt critic can do the same just to tarnish the image of the Gvt ndizvoka nhai?

saka hapana nyaya apo, kana akafa akafa period, a lot have died or atleast diappeared without a trace, Politicalky affiliated or not saka nothing is too special on just this one, nada


Machiavelli 3 months ago

Sorry Tikiti, you have selective amnesia regarding Itai Dzamara's run ins with the Mugabe regime

Deadmore grenade. 3 months ago

The one that murdered itai Dzamara ,will see and feel the Wrath of Jehovah.let them work and be paid for killing innocent people... time will come when you start to be mentally ill.. you will see it.... continue but your seeds will bring forth sour fruits. Kill them but God will stand and treat you... never forget......


zimboy 3 months ago

zvokuda kuuya kuzovhura sowe renyu pano..zvamadrama imbomirai pls


Madzibaba kirairoji 3 months ago

MAFIRA KUREVA JEREMAYA !!!! MAFIRA KUREVA JEREMAYA !!!! MAFIRA KUREVA JEREMAYA

VERSE RIRI PAMUSORO IRO RAKAIMBWA NEMWEYA TIRI KUMASOWE. HANDISI KUZOTAURA ZVAKAWANDA PAMUSORO PENHAU IYI. MUFARO KWAMURI AMEN


3 months ago

Tkt 3 months ago

Inasmuch as i value life, this call is USELESS. Why, bcoz ...
1-- no one was identified to have picked him up
2-- suspects are said to be suspected state agents, what if someone in itai's circles chose to murder him hiding as state agents?
3-- is the any video footage produced which may be used to try and determine the identity of the said assailants?
4-- any photograph shot by anyone at the scene to also assist
5-- YES it is GVT duty to safeguard its ppl but how many have been murdered were all murderd by state agents?

zvimwe zvacho zvinoda kuona kuti is there a little evidence for forencic investigations to begin with


Mafirakureva 3 months ago

Good questions, but no answers!!!!

One more question please....

If Chin'ono were to disappear today, who would be the CHIEF suspect?

Ditto Itai Dzamara.

Simpuru

Shampoo 3 months ago

Mmmmm zvakangooma. Munhu kungo disappear. Dai Mwari vapindira apa.


Dispenser 3 months ago

If there were Prophets like e biblical Simon peter,Paul,Daniel and many more. That cld have been easier to track our beloved brother' s where about .unfortunately today we have money mongers ,who can only spell what is in someone's pocket ,the magicians like Simon magus. Its very hard to believe them with their actions don't correlate to the Bible. If one is to take a look into prescription of e Bible there were thousands and thousands of false prophets deceiving people by performing miracles.


Hulk Hogan 3 months ago

Respect and honor are two different things.Prophet Daniel respected King Nebuchadnezzar but he never honored him, instead he honored the living God by worshipping him and asked for revelations therefore after the great manifestation of the truth King Nebuchadnezzar was humbled by God via the Prophet Daniel and in return the King feared the God of Daniel and also honored Daniel by positioning on high office.
My point gentleman is, Prophets do have a role in politics they are obliged to send a living massage to earthly leadership, convey the truth and judge of leaders with no fear or favor like what Prophet Elijah to Ahab..

Mark 3 months ago

Many prophets in the Bible also spoke out against evil kings and governments. We're obliged to respect them but it doesn't mean We're obligated to like them neither follow every law they make as some of them oppose God.

Tariro 3 months ago

The Bible instructs us to respect all authority on earth and in heaven because it exists by the will of God. So you can not expect a prophet who knows the Bible to fight for someone who is opposing God. That's impossible.

Our zim 3 months ago

Sei vanhu vachingochema nekushaikwa kwaDzamara chete Koo vamwe vakashaikwa vanga vasinawokukosha here


Jah🇿🇼Tsvarie-07 3 months ago

X-rated African Gangster apo warova dede nemukanwa, chokwadi dai n'anga nemaporofita zvaiona Sport Bet yakavhara kare vakahwina mari yose kuita kutsvaira Moors 😂


James Jhende 3 months ago

Africom military training


Zvimbazi 3 months ago

ndo yadii

Bright 3 months ago

Pakaipa umm achawanika her uyu


SOSO 3 months ago

HE IS CALLED "POLITICAL COLLATERAL DAMAGE ",IN MORDEN POLITICS.
STEVEN BIKO, JASON MOYO OF THE MODERN DAY..ZVAKATOVHARWA
THE REALITY CHECKER IS OUT


X-rated African Gangsta 3 months ago

ndopaunona kuti n'anga nemaporofita hakuna chokwadi


John 3 months ago

Truth will out, one day



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