The images below are of a 22 year old male from Musaruro Village Mudzi. He narrated what happened to him:
The ZPF youth came to my shop on Friday 11 April 2008 at 9pm, broke the door down and dragged me out of the building. The said "you are an MDC member". They took all the groceries from my shop then burned grass on both my hands. After that they beat my hands and back with wooden poles. I went to Kotwa rural district hospital and they gave me 2 paracetamol - they had nothing else."
Injuries sustained: Burns to both hands and left arm. 2 metacarpels and 1 metatarsal bones and ulna broken left hand/arm and on the right hand thumb and fifth finger broken.
Below: this is of a 22 year old male from Chibamo Village, Mudzi south. He stated:
15 or so ZPF youth came to my house on Friday 11 April 2008 and started to hit me with fire wood and kick me in the mouth. They beat me on my buttocks, left arm and hand. The perpetrators are known to me (names recorded). They said "why are you supporting MDC, we promise you we are here to vandalise you".
Injuries sustained: He sustained a lacerated top lip and deep tissue bruising and wounds to the buttocks.
The violence continued yesterday
Over 500 farm workers displaced in Mutasa South and Chipinge (Tanganda and Southdown Holdings) following invasions by so called war veterans.
A passenger on a bus reported seeing a man being hung by his hands from a tree while a group was beating him at Corner Store, between Muhrewa and Mutoko - this took place at approximately 4 pm Sunday 13 April 2008.
Frans Joubert, a Chipinge farmer has been detained in Chipinge Police cells since Friday for allegedly "insulting Pres. Mugabe". He is being denied access to legal representation and relatives.