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Zimbabwe deploys security forces over banned march

By AFP
21 August 2019   |   8:35 am
Troops and police were out in force in Zimbabwe's second city of Bulawayo on Monday blocking a planned opposition march, three days after brutally dispersing a banned protest in the capital Harare. Zimbabwe's opposition party lawmaker Innocent Gonese says the people of the country have "every right to exercise the rights which are protected by the constitution".

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