Zimbabweans march in Portsmouth to get across freedom message

WE ARE marching for freedom. That was the message from a group of people taking part in a protest about the situation in Zimbabwe.

Monday, 13th March 2017, 6:37 am
Updated Friday, 24th March 2017, 10:53 am
11/3/17 Job 4 : 170354- CATCH LINE: Demo Portsmouth Guildhall Square STORY: Inviting you to cover a Zimbabwean community demonstration highlighting the plight of Zimbabweans as it nears the 2018 elections. People chanting and dancing outside the Guildhall. Photography by Habibur Rahman PPP-171103-231553006

Around 20 nationals marched from Fratton Community Centre to Guildhall Square, in Portsmouth, to get their message across. It comes ahead of the 2018 
presidential elections where 93-year-old current president Robert Mugabe is expected to stand.

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A spokesman said: ‘For how long shall the world watch Mugabe abducting people in the country? This march symbolises freedom. We’re inviting all the people of the world to rally behind us. We have an illegitimate government and president that are destroying our beautiful country.’

11/3/17 Job 4 : 170354- CATCH LINE: Demo Portsmouth Guildhall Square STORY: Inviting you to cover a Zimbabwean community demonstration highlighting the plight of Zimbabweans as it nears the 2018 elections. People chanting and dancing outside the Guildhall. Photography by Habibur Rahman PPP-171103-231553006
11/3/17 Job 4 : 170354- CATCH LINE: Demo Portsmouth Guildhall Square STORY: Inviting you to cover a Zimbabwean community demonstration highlighting the plight of Zimbabweans as it nears the 2018 elections. People chanting and dancing outside the Guildhall. Photography by Habibur Rahman PPP-171103-231553006