Movement for Democratic Change has earned itself a reputation of assaulting journalists from certain media houses with the recent victim a ZBC camera person.
The ZBC camera person is said to have been assaulted outside the place which the MDC President Nelson Chamisa did his press conference in Gwanda.
In a statement released by Media Institute of Southern Africa, castigated the assaulting of journalists urging the opposition party to restrain from such activities.
“The MDC Alliance should restrain its security details from assaulting journalists conducting their lawful professional duties of reporting on events as they unfold in the public domain,” it read.
The incident follows another one in which a Sly Media journalist was assaulted whilst covering the MDC Alliance meeting in Mbare.
MISA continues to urge political parties to ensure the safety of journalists in order to uphold the constitutionaly guranteed right to media