Operation Hakudzokwi Commemoration – 8 Years Later….
1 November 2016, Marange
Traditional welcoming dance offered by the Marange community at the beginning of the ceremony
Participants attending the Commemoration
Philip, small scale miner from gold-rich Penhalonga share the suffering of his community where people are left in poverty and marginalisation whilst gold is taken away from them
Solidarity Center Director recalls the plight of vulnerable workers because of corporate capital and TNCs disruptive practices all over the world: We Are Not Alone!
A victim gives her account of the abuses suffered during the seizure of the diamond field
A representative from ZimRights addressing the participants to the Commemoration and remembering that the rights enshrined in the Constitution belong to each and every Zimbabwean!
CNRG Director Farai Maguwu’s Opening Remarks at the Operation Hakudzokwi Commemoration, 1st November 2016
Over 500 participants from Marange and all over Zimbabwe gathered together on Tuesday 1st November 2016 to commemorate the victims of Operation Hakudzokwi (You Shall Not Return) who claimed the lives of over 400 people in 2008
A villager from Hotspring recalls the violences suffered by her children and family during the seizure of Marange diamond fields
ZIMCODD representative addressing the audience during the Commemoration
Marange Headman Mr Mkuwada recalls the horrific and brutal abuses which were committed on Marange inhabitants by state police and mining security guards