By Lloyd Takawira
The National Transitional Justice Working Group (NTJWG) has noted an increase of interparty and intra-party violence cases in the country.
In it’s commemorative message to celebrate International day for tolerance , NTJWG group said it is concerned with the level of political intolerance among Zimbabweans.
“On this occasion of the international day of tolerance commemorations ,the NTJWG notes with concern the recent increase in interparty and intra-party fueled by intolerance,” read the statement
NTJWG further said that intolerance in Zimbabwe is not limited to politics but also to churches and sexual minorities.
“There is widespread intolerance on sexual minorities represented by hate speech, blackmail , extortion , verbal abuse.
“Tolerance is not only a moral duty but also a political and legal requirement for individuals, groups, and political parties.”
Over the last months , Zimbabwe has been a hotspot of interparty andiIntra-party violence.
International day for tolerance is celebrated each year on the 16th of November having been promulgated by the United Nations in 1996 through resolution 51/95