The United States (US) has called on Zimbabwe to end its security forces’ excessive use of force and embrace national dialogue.
Graphic content: Police have arrested more than 1,100 people, including opposition lawmakers, trade unionists and some children.
Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Wednesday called for calm as he vowed to tackle the “monumental task” of fixing the shattered economy that has sparked violent protests this week.
Fears are mounting of further violent protests in Zimbabwe on Tuesday following Monday’s deadly clashes between police and demonstrators in Harare and Bulawayo.
Violent protests that erupted in Zimbabwe on Monday after the government more than doubled fuel pump prices have claimed lives, the country’s national security minister said, without specifying the numbers killed.