Police tried to break up the demonstration and arrested more than 15 including MDC-T Harare Youth Chair Shakespeare Mukoyi, Harare Main Wing and Highfield MP Eric Murai, Albert Chidakwa, and Prov member and Mabvuku MP JAMES Maridadi.
Police later released the youths, but so determined are the youths that despite being bloodied and swollen, they went back and joined the demonstration, and they were arrested for the second time.
The point that the youths what to make is that peaceful demonstration is a right which is recognised in the constitution, and also the main point of their demonstration which is to demand the jobs that Zanu (PF) promised.
The MDC Youth Assembly-led demonstrations today have claimed a victim, beaten to a pulp by riot police was a famale youth leader, Eve Nyamadzawo, Harare secretary for constitutional affairs. The regime thinks it can stop demonstrations by beating and arresting, but people want jobs and will not stop. More pictures