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MDC Alliance Petitions UN Over "Biased Report" On Sanctions

MDC Alliance Petitions UN Over

Opposition MDC Alliance has accused written to the United Nations for an investigation into special rapporteur Alena Douhan’s “unprofessional conduct and bias” after she released a preliminary report on her findings on the impact of sanctions on Zimbabwe.

MDC Alliance The party described the report as pre-determined as it did not capture the opposition’s views.

The opposition party’s vice-president Tendai Biti said Friday told journalists that it had petitioned the UN. He said:

We have written a formal compliant to New York to the UN on the conduct of Miss Douhan, her omissions and commissions and we hope that the UN will formally carry out an investigation to validate our complains.

We hope that they will acknowledge our complaint. We believe that we are an important stakeholder.

We are the biggest opposition political party in the country. If you look at her programme which was made public, it was dominated by public authorities as if she came with a mindset of doing a one-sided subjective consultation with government.

The MDC Alliance on Wednesday complained that Douhan released a statement on her preliminary findings while she was still locked in a meeting with the opposition party, meaning their views were not captured in the report. Biti said:

We have asked the UN to verify with her who funded her trip to Zimbabwe and verify with her personal accounts the source of deposits and credits in her account in the last few weeks.

MDC Alliance accuses Douhan of plagiarising her previous reports to Venezuela and Syria and pasting them on her report on Zimbabwe.

Biti added that he is convinced that Douhan wrote her statement before she came to Zimbabwe adding “It is completely unprofessional and unacceptable.”

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13 Comments

Lovemore Ncube 8 months ago

We don't need sanctions to remove ZPF from office.We need registered voters doing their duty .If sanctions don't hurt ,was the west foolish to have them?ZPF stop your corruption.You and MDC Alliance should relook yourselves in the mirror you cost the ordinary man in the street , the majority untold suffering.You two parties you no longer serve Zimbabweans


MuGrade 2 8 months ago

Biti is being foolish here...so he z accusing her of being funded and bribed by Zanu-p??
Biti is already fighting where there is no need to...he shld challenge in a polite way


Tang ku 8 months ago

Venezuela opposition once accused chihure icho hachina dhiri icho ,,,the only thing that we have to do is kana tikanzwa kuti member yedu yarohwa let we go in multiple and atack all the perpetrators thouroghly


Kanda 8 months ago

What I think is haangape macomments amunoda on media yemuno on top of that anonoudza zvizere akamutuma ndivo vanga vamudana here she was sent for a fact finding mission neUN noone invited them


takudzwa 8 months ago

ZEC is biased
Courts are biased
ZRP is biased
SADC is biased
The UN is also biased.

Wamunoda chaiye ndiani saka


Elyse 8 months ago

😂😂😂 havana plan avo

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Madala Banda 8 months ago

Biti imbomira kubaya ka panic button full resech update ikuiitwa next yr saka mobva matangira ipapo


Gabriel 8 months ago

Varume nevakadzi tambayi mahumbwe tione


Dikaz 8 months ago

Biti anotaurisa.. Biti haadi chamisa, chamisa akapondwa ndiBiti achihwanda nekuti Zanu pf.but chamisa anofungaa kuti vari vese.. apaa vese havatonge nyika ino vane dzungu.. Dai vakato tsvaga amwe mabasa ikuita kwete iri rinotsvagwa after 5yrs rine varidzi kudharaaa...


Elyse 8 months ago

Taura hako , Biti is possessed by a power demon... And he is playing his cards well

Tonderai Chinepo 8 months ago

This was an unfair practice, you know i thought she was going to be transparent with her investigationa but kana zvakudai manje hazvicharatidze a good picture, this practice shows some kind of favour at the expense of other opposition parties.


Nzou 8 months ago

Zvekudai zvekuitasei nhai wangu mukatedzera biti hamheno henyu mukutosara vachitoenda ukuti pakasaitwa report ino saidhira MDC manyepo everything must be in MDC way ndochokwadi here musaitwa mafuza nemagumaguma aya vari paku kutsvaga Ava

Chikandamina 8 months ago

Unprofessional



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